Lotteries and community gambling

Prohibited games in the NT

You can only run the games listed below if you have a casino licence in the Northern Territory (NT)

An approved association or business must not run any of them as a fundraiser or promotional activity.

  • American Roulette
  • Baccarat
  • Big Six Wheel - Money Wheel
  • Blackjack
  • Craps
  • Keno
  • Pai Gow
  • Poker - all versions
  • Poker machines
  • Sic Bo - big and small
  • Two Up - some exemptions apply on special occasions - check with Licensing NT.

Reporting a prohibited game

If you know of a prohibited game being run, you can make a written complaint about it to the Director-General of Licensing who can investigate it. 

Your complaint can be sent to Licensing NT.

Complaint information 

Your complaint should be clear and must include all of the following information:

  • name of the person or organisation conducting the prohibited game
  • date and location of the game
  • how it was promoted
  • permit number - if relevant and if available.

If a complaint is upheld

If your complaint is upheld the organiser of the prohibited game can be directed to do either of the following:

  • comply with the regulations
  • stop the prohibited game.

Penalties

If the game organiser is found to have committed a serious breach of the Act or regulations, they may be fined 17 penalty units.

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Last updated: 14 March 2016

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