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Commission refuses application for new pokies venue at Commercial Hotel, South Morang

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On 8 December 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation refused an application by Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group Pty Ltd to introduce 40 pokies at the Commercial Hotel in the City of Whittlesea.

Commission grants application for additional eight pokies at Bentleigh Club

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On 14 November 2016 the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Melbourne Football Club Limited to increase the number of pokies at the Bentleigh club from 80 to 88.

Commission grants application for additional 20 pokies at Warragul Sporting & Social Club

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On 26 October 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Warragul Sporting and Social Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at the Warragul Sporting & Social Club in the Shire of Baw Baw from 80 to 100.

Commission grants application for additional 10 pokies at The Coach and Horses

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On 10 October 2016 the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Collingwood Football Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at The Coach and Horses from 80 to 90.

Commission grants application for additional 12 pokies at Bendigo District RSL Sub-Branch

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On 29 September 2016 the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Bendigo District RSL Sub-Branch Inc to increase the number of pokies at the club from 81 to 93.

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal review upholds decision to refuse Sporting Legends pokies application

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The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has affirmed the decision made by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation to refuse an application by the Sporting Legends Club in Sale to install an additional six pokies at its clubrooms.

Commission grants application for additional 15 pokies at Stawell Harness Racing Club

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On 5 July 2016, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Stawell Harness Racing Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at the club from 30 to 45.

Victorians lose $2.617 billion on pokies in 2015–2016

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Victoria spent $45 million, or 1.7 per cent, more on the pokies in 2015–2016 than during 2014–2015.

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.

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