Crown Melbourne ordered to implement mandatory carded play, pre-set time and spend limits by December

Crown Melbourne ordered to implement mandatory carded play, pre-set time and spend limits by December

Article brief provided by Inside Asian Gaming
  • Ben Blaschke, Inside Asian Gaming
May 4, 2023 3:02 PM
  • Ben Blaschke, Inside Asian Gaming

Victoria’s casino regulator has issued a formal direction to Crown Melbourne requiring the company to implement mandatory carded play and mandatory time and spend pre-commitments for players on all electronic gaming machines by December.

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In the latest batch of new regulations stemming from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s casino operator, the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission (VGCCC) described mandatory carded play for all individuals as a key anti-money laundering measure, ensuring all EGM play will be linked to a patron’s identity.