Exclusion Laws: What Do I Need to Know For Responsible Service of Gambling?

Gambling jobs – not a game

Excessive gambling is becoming a significant social problem in Australia, with large numbers of children going without food or being left in cars while their parents gamble, homelessness on the rise and significant percentages of people losing jobs and homes in connection with gambling and requiring welfare payments to survive. While the Responsible Service of Alcohol legislation has been around for some time now, Responsible Service of Gambling (RSG in QLD or RCG across the rest of Australia) is not quite as well understood. Exclusion laws are a key part of responsible service of gambling across the country – today we examine them, and see what you’ll learn in your online Responsible Service of Gambling course.

Two Types of Exclusions

If you’re completing your QLD RSG, you’ll learn about the two different types of exclusions from gambling venues:

Patron-initiated exclusion, or self-exclusion
Venue-initiated exclusion, which is directed by a gambling provider
It may seem strange that patron-initiated exclusion would exist; however, in moments of lucidity many problem gamblers want help to stop gambling, and self-exclusion from gambling facilities may be the start they need.

No matter what the type of exclusion, each requires that contact details of counselling services be given to gamblers that are excluded from a venue. All exclusions are periodically reported to the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing, and a register must be kept of both types of exclusions.

Documenting an Exclusion

Exclusions must be documented according to government mandated procedures, as you’ll learn in your QLD RSG. There are forms and documents that must be filled out, and all staff members at the gaming facility must keep up to date with the exclusion list in order to make it total.

Venue-Initiated Exclusions

This type of exclusion may be initiated by the venue, and in Queensland venues have the authority (although not the duty) to exclude patrons who exhibit problem gambling behaviours.

Venue initiated exclusions remain in place for a minimum of five years, unless a written application is made to the venue to revoke the order, and the venue agrees. However, these can only be made once per 12 months.

Self-Exclusions

These are initiated at the patron’s request, and invoke the same duty of enforcement as venue-initiated exclusions. They remain in place for five years also, but there is a 24-hour cooling off period in which a person can ask for their self-exclusion to be revoked.

Responsible service of gambling, RSG Although exclusion laws are the cornerstone of Responsible Service of Gambling or RCGs, they are certainly not the only initiative in place to help problem gamblers minimise the harm they do to themselves and others. Advertising and promotion of gaming facilities and events I being regulated in many states, there are maximum periods of time for which electronic gaming machines can be operating per day, and there are also several state-specific reviews of gambling impacts and potential other initiatives going on currently.

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Betting Industry Jobs Are a Sure Thing – Getting an Online Gambling Job Jobs Are a Sure Thing – Getting an Online Gambling Job

The newest push for the betting industry in the UK is for online gambling. As the U.S. recently outlawed online gambling in the States, our own government is not only welcoming the online gaming industry with open arms, it’s sending out engraved invitations and offering enticements to companies that operate in the UK. That means more revenue for the government – and more betting industry jobs in increasingly technical fields.

Those jobs in the betting industry include programming, IT, security and network management, as well as sales, marketing and financial jobs. Among those most in demand by the betting industry are skilled programmers with innovative ideas, and market development specialists who know how to target and develop new games toward potential market niches. In addition, with the enormous volume of the money trading hands in online gaming, information security and network security professionals are in high demand. Network security has become an even higher priority in light of reports of DDoS attacks and extortion against the major UK betting sites during the March Cheltenham Festival.

The betting industry is a fast-paced, exciting business where fortunes are made and lost – not only by the customers, but by those who run the games. Betting industry jobs run the gamut from accountancy and office management to marketing and advertisement to development and design. If you’re looking to work in the betting industry, you’ll find the opportunities wide open and opening still further in the coming months thanks to the recent grant of 17 new casino licenses around the UK.

The new large casino licenses were granted to Great Yarmouth, Kingston-upon-Hull, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Milton Keynes, Newham, Solihull and Southampton. Dumfries and Galloway, Bath and North East Somerset, Luton, Scarborough, Swansea, Torbay, East Lindsey and Wolverhampton were granted smaller casino licenses.

If you’re looking for betting industry jobs close to home, then the new licenses open new possibilities for jobs in every segment of the gaming industry. The supercasino in Manchester alone is expected to generate thousands of new jobs that range from hospitality workers to croupiers to office management staff and accountancy professionals. If you’ve ever wanted to work in the glittering world of the casinos, this is the time to be looking.

Betting industry recruitment professionals offer the following advice to those who’d like to work in the betting industry.

Brush up your CV and highlight the skills that are most in demand. Right now, the biggest push in betting industry jobs is in customer service for the online gaming industry. The most valued skills – being fluent in multiple languages, and personable telephone personality. Web designers and software developers are also in high demand, as are accountancy professionals and auditors. In and around the new license sites, expect to find a big demand for more traditional casino jobs like dealers, floor managers, chefs and hospitality staff. Whatever your profession, though, the new government openness to casinos and online betting is bound to bring opportunity your way.

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