Liquor and Gaming NSW > Gaming & Wagering

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What gaming sign do I need?

    Signage types

    Gaming, Lottery and Keno signage

    Venues with gaming machines, public lottery sales, or Keno must display certain notices, and make sure that the notices are clearly visible to patrons.

    They must also have brochures available for people that provide information concerning the chances of winning prizes from playing an approved gaming machine.

    These signs and brochures outline:

    • information about the chance of winning
    • the dangers of gambling
    • the help available for problem gamblers.

    Other signage types you may need

    Liquor signs

    Every licensed venue is required to display certain Liquor related signs in and around the premises. These are shown on the Liquor signage page.

    Registered club signs

    Registered clubs also have other signage requirements, shown on the Registered clubs signage page.

    Which gaming signs and brochures do I need?

    Registered clubs & Hotels

    The Star Casino

    Public lottery and Keno point of sale

    • Sign 1G – THINK! Gambling counselling sign
    • Player information brochure 2E – Betting on Lotto, lotteries or Keno? Know your chances
    • each printed Keno entry form; all written material that explains how to enter Keno; any website promoting or providing Keno information; and all public lottery or  Keno advertising must have the following:

      THINK! About your choices
      Call Gambling Help 1800 858 858

       

    • Rules can be found at www.keno.com.au
    • A complete copy of the rules for anyone who asks for them.

    How should I display the signs?

    Sign 2L – Under 18s not permitted in this area
    Required by: Clubs and Hotels


    Clubs must display this sign wherever you have gaming machines.

    Clubs and hotels must also display this sign in bar areas (see Liquor signage page)

    Sign 1G – THINK! Gambling counselling sign
    Required by: Clubs, Hotels, Keno, Lottery point of sale, and The Star casino


    You must display this notice:

    • at the main entrance to your hotel or club
    • in the vicinity of any entrance to The Star casino
    • at the main entrance of a racecourse and wherever you conduct betting at a racecourse
    • at the point of sale where you sell tickets to enter a public lottery or Keno
    • where you conduct totalizator betting.
    You must display this notice in such a way that it is reasonable to expect a person using a venue's main entrance or point of sale at Keno agents, would be alerted to its contents.

      

    Sign 2G – THINK! Self-exclusion contact cards
    Required by: Clubs, Hotels, and The Star casino

     

    Contact cards give problem gamblers and their families information about the self-exclusion and counselling services available from your venue.

    You must display the cards in a clear, plastic, see-through card holder and attach them to each bank of approved gaming machines.

         

    Sign 3G – THINK! Chance of winning sign
    Required by: Clubs, Hotels, and The Star casino

     

    You must show this sign wherever you have gaming machines.

      

    Sign 4G – THINK! Gaming machine stickers
    Required by: Clubs, Hotels, and The Star casino

     

    Every gaming machine must show a gambling warning notice and a problem gambling notice.

    These notices come in 5 different formats, each with a different message about responsible gambling.

    Automatic teller machine (ATM) and cash back terminal sign

    Required by: Clubs, Hotels, and The Star casino

    You must display this notice on top, or on the front of, each ATM and cash-back terminal at your hotel or club.

    You must also position this notice so people can clearly see it while using the ATM or cash-back terminal.

    Since ATMs are not permitted within The Star casino, The Star must display this notice on or in the immediate vicinity of, each ATM or cash-back terminal in the casino environs.

    Casino environs means premises subject to an order under Part 5 section 89 (3) of the Casino Control Act.

    You don't have to buy this sign from L&GNSW. You can produce this sign yourself – but it must contain the following wording:

    THINK! About your choices
    Call Gambling Help 1800 858 858

    Player information brochures

    Required by: Clubs, Hotels, Keno and Lottery point of sale and The Star casino

     

    Player information brochures are available on the following topics:
    1. Info about the odds: Betting on gaming machines (PDF, 255KB)
    2. Info about the odds: Betting on lotto, lotteries or Keno (PDF, 401KB)
    3. Info about your chances: Betting on casino games (PDF, 239KB)
    4. Think! about getting help: Gambling more, enjoying it less? (PDF, 125KB)
    5. Think! about your family: Gambling problems in your family? (PDF, 125KB)
    You must make the relevant player information brochures available wherever you:
    • have gaming machines located in hotels and clubs
    • have gaming machines or conduct casino games in The Star casino
    • conduct betting at a racecourse
    • sell tickets to a public lottery, for example, Lotto, Powerball or Keno
    • conduct totalizator betting.
    You must supply a player information brochure in a community language – Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Turkish and Vietnamese – as soon as practicable after a person requests one.

    Can I make my own signs or photocopy them?

    Sign 2L: You must buy this sign from L&GNSW and you cannot reproduce it.

    Signs 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G: You must buy these from L&GNSW. You cannot reproduce them with the following exceptions:
    • 2G for The Star casino. The Star can produce its own cards in a form approved by L&GNSW.
    Automatic teller machine and cashback terminal sign: you can produce this sign yourself but it must contain the correct wording.

    Player information brochures: You must buy these brochures from L&GNSW and you cannot reproduce them.

    More information

    The FS3008 Gaming machine harm minimisation fact sheet (PDF, 479KB) has more information on each sign and brochure.

    How do I buy the signs, stickers and brochures?

    You can buy signs and other products from L&GNSW

    Please note that we don't take orders for signs and products over the phone.