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Commission grants application for additional 20 pokies at Warragul Country Club

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On 17 June 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from the Warragul Country Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at the club from 60 to 80.

Licensed venues map

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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation has upgraded its interactive map to include hotels and clubs with pokies, as well as Keno and wagering outlets.

Commission grants application for additional 14 pokies at Myrtleford Savoy Sporting Club

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On 15 March 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from the Myrtleford Savoy Sporting Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at the club in the Shire of Alpine from 26 to 40.

Commission grants application for 29 pokies at Valley Inn Hotel in Geelong

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On 10 February 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from APD Group Pty Ltd to install 29 pokies at the Valley Inn Hotel in the City of Greater Geelong.

Commission grants application for additional 10 pokies at Langwarrin Hotel

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On 19 February 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Beretta's Langwarrin Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at the Langwarrin Hotel in the City of Frankston from 52 to 62.

Commission grants application for 80 pokies at Sale Greyhounds

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On 5 January 2016, the commission heard an application from Sale and District Greyhound Racing Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at the Sale and District Greyhound Racing Club in the Shire of Wellington from 70 to 80.

Commission publishes community benefit statement figures for 2014–2015

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33 per cent of net gaming revenue in 2014–2015 was claimed for community purposes.

VCGLR releases latest pokies expenditure figures – player loss continues

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On 22 January 2016, the Victorian Commission For Gambling and Liquor Regulation released its latest pokies expenditure figures.

Commission refuses application to increase pokies at the Sporting Legends Club

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On 23 December 2015, the commission refused an application to increase the number of pokies at the Sporting Legends Club in the Shire of Wellington.

Community objectors to be considered in EGM planning permit applications

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On 12 October 2015, the Planning and Environment Amendment (Recognising Objectors) Act 2015 came into effect.

Victorians lose $2.572 billion on pokies in 2014-2015

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The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has released figures on pokies expenditure for the 2014-2015 financial year.

Commission grants application for additional 10 pokies at the Wantirna Club

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On 18 June 2015, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Richmond Football Club Ltd to increase the number of pokies at the Wantirna Club from 87 to 97.

Commission refuses application for additional pokies at the Dromana Hotel

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On 29 January 2015, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Molwin Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at the Dromana Hotel from 41 to 50.

Changes to Crown casino levy and taxes

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A number of changes were recently made to the operation of Melbourne's Crown casino, including the introduction of new levies and taxes.

VCAT sets aside VCGLR decision and grants application for additional pokies at the Braybrook Hotel

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On 25 September 2014, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) granted the application by the Bakers Arms Hotel Pty Ltd to increase the amount of pokies it operates at the Braybrook Hotel from 31 to 45.

Commission grants application for additional 20 pokies at the Pakenham Hotel

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On 18 August 2014, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Castello Pakenham Hotel Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at the Pakenham Hotel from 50 to 70.

Commission grants application for additional nine pokies at the Dandenong Club

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On 14 August 2014, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Dandening Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at the Dandenong Club from 94 to 103.

Commission grants application for additional 20 pokies at the Swan Hill Club

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On 29 July 2014, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Murray Downs Golf and Country Club Ltd to increase the number of pokies at the Swan Hill Club from 35 to 55.

Commission grants application for additional 20 pokies at the Foundry Hotel Complex

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On 28 June 2014, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Drayton Manor Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at the Foundry Hotel Complex from 25 to 45.

Victorian Government introduces pokies tax changes

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On 14 May 2014, the tax rate on electronic gaming machines (EGMs) at some hotels and clubs increased by 4.2 per cent.

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