Gaming Regulations

Only coins and notes of the nominated legal tender are to be used to play poker machines

Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club reserves the right to put any machine out of order, or to refuse payment, if a machine is found to be malfunctioning in any way.

If a poker machine can be operated without inserting a coin or note, it is the player’s responsibility to report the malfunction

If a poker machine overpays or pays on a non-winning combination, it is the player’s responsibility to report the malfunction

If credits are left on a poker machine by a previous player it is the next player’s responsibility to report these unclaimed credits

Legal proceedings may be instituted against any person who collects credits not won by themselves and the club may initiate proceedings to reclaim moneys paid out in error in this instance

Legal proceedings may be instituted against any person who is observed using any foreign object on, or near any poker machine, which may cause the machine to malfunction

Legal proceedings may be instituted against any person who alters in any way a poker machine payout voucher

Tilting, rocking or in any way damaging the poker machine in this Club may result on legal proceedings being instituted against the player/s.

Failure to report any malfunction of a poker machine in this Club may result in legal proceedings being instituted against the player/s.

Management reserves the right to withhold credits in a machine after designated closing time

Any member violating these rules may be liable to suspension

Persons under the age of 18 years must not play a poker machine or Keno or the Tab.

Persons under the age of 18 years are not permitted in any gambling area. That being Poker Machine, Tab or keno areas.

Persons playing poker machines must be legally signed into Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club or be financial members of Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club

A poker machine can be reserved by a person without play for a maximum period of 7 minutes

Only one machine can be reserved by any person at one time

Management and staff may determine that one gaming machine only may be played by any one person at the one time.

Management and staff may refuse to pay a cancelled credit payout if he or she believes on reasonable grounds that –

  1. the person claiming the cancelled credit is not able to produce proof of entry into the Club
  2. the gaming machine credits were not accumulated, or the winning combination was not obtained, during permitted hours of gaming
  3. the gaming machine credits were accumulated as a result of a machine malfunction
  4. the person claiming the cancelled credit or jackpot is not the person entitled to the payment or    person acting on behalf of that person
  5. the person claiming the cancelled credit payout has contravened the Gaming Regulations of Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club

  

If management or staff refuse payout under the previous clause, the Club Manager will as soon as practicable submit a report to the Department of Gaming & Racing

A formal dispute can be made by a player on official Gaming Machine Inquiry form.

The maximum amount of cash to be paid out for a winning combination on poker machines is $2000. The remainder will be paid by cheque within 24 hours of the claim for payment.

Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club will promote and to comply with Responsible Conduct of Gaming at all times

Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club will have a confidential self exclusion program readily available for patrons at all times

Board of Directors

Asquith Bowling & Recreation Club

February 2010