banner-game-rules

CASINO REGULATIONS

Electronic Gaming Machines

Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs) deployed in Singapore must be secure, reliable and auditable, so as to ensure honest gaming. The Singapore Technical Standards for EGM describes key technical requirements that serve to achieve this.

The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (the “Authority”) has published a revised version of the Singapore Technical Standards for EGMs, Version 1.8 on 9 July 2018 (the “Publication Date”). All industry players must comply with Version 1.8 of the Singapore Technical Standards for EGMs with effect from 10 July 2018 (the “Effective Date”).

The Singapore Technical Standards for EGMs is a culmination of extensive research by CRA, with contributions and feedback from our various overseas counterparts and industry stakeholders that we have engaged in our consultation process. We thank our counterpart regulators and industry stakeholders for their valuable contributions and feedback.


Technical Standards Download
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.8

Publication Date: 9 July 2018
Effective Date: 10 July 2018

download_pdf [PDF, 641KB]

Previous Technical Standards Download
 Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.7

Publication Date: 2 March 2017 
Effective Date: 3 March 2017 - 9 July 2018
 download_pdf [PDF, 569KB]
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.6

Publication Date: 4 March 2015
Effective Date: 6 March 2015 - 2 March 2017

download_pdf [PDF, 534KB]                                                                                                                 
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.5

Publication Date: 27 February 2014
Effective Date: 28 February 2014 - 5 March 2015


Requirements under clauses 4.3.1b(ii) and 4.3.1c(ii) of the Technical Standards shall apply to gaming machines approved by the Authority prior to 28 February 2014, from 1 January 2015.
download_pdf [PDF, 522KB]
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.4

Publication Date: 31 January 2013
Effective Date: 1 February 2013 - 27 February 2014
download_pdf [PDF, 435KB]
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.3
Effective Date: 24 March 2012 – 31 January 2013.

Please note that the requirements on Player Information Display under Section 4.3 of these Technical Standards :-

  • shall apply to all gaming machines approved by the Authority on or after 24 March 2012, from the Effective Date (or such other date as the Authority may allow in writing on application by the approved manufacturer and/or approved supplier); and
  • shall apply to gaming machines approved by the Authority prior to 24 March 2012, from 1 October 2012.
download_pdf [PDF, 403KB]
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.2

Effective Date: 1 July 2011 - 23 March 2012
download_pdf [PDF, 380KB]
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.1

Effective Date: 23 June 2010 - 30 June 2011
download_pdf [PDF, 274KB]
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines, Version 1.0

Effective Date: 15 January 2009 – 22 June 2010

download_pdf [PDF, 315KB]

Electronic Table Games

A network of servers, devices and multiple Player Terminals that are used to conduct gaming, either as a fully-automated version or as a semi-automated version (where the collection of bets and payout of winnings are automated) of an existing live table game, is classified as an Electronic Table Game (ETG). As the Player Terminals of an ETG is also a gaming machine, every Player Terminal must also comply with the Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines.

The Singapore Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines – Electronic Table Games Appendix Version 1.1 and Version 1.2 were released on 23 June 2010 and 6 March 2015 respectively. The Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore (the “Authority”) has published a revised version of the standards, renamed as the Singapore Technical Standards For Electronic Table Games, Version 1.3 on 3 May 2016 (the “Publication Date”). All industry players must comply with Version 1.3 of the Singapore Technical Standards For Electronic Table Games with effect from 4 May 2016 (the “Effective Date”).

The Singapore Technical Standards For Electronic Table Games is a culmination of extensive research by CRA, with contributions and feedback from our various overseas counterparts and industry stakeholders that we have engaged in our consultation process. We thank our counterpart regulators and industry stakeholders for their valuable contributions and feedback.


Technical Standards Download
Technical Standards For Electronic Table Games, Version 1.3

Publication Date: 3 May 2016
Effective Date: 4 May 2016


This Technical Standards shall also apply to Electronic Table Games approved by the Authority prior to 4 May 2016, from 1 November 2017 onwards.
download_pdf [PDF, 604KB]                                              

Previous Technical Standards Download
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines - Electronic Table Games Appendix, Version 1.2 
  
Effective Date: 6 March 2015 – 3 May 2016
download_pdf [PDF, 302KB]                    
Technical Standards For Electronic Gaming Machines - Electronic Table Games Appendix, Version 1.1

Effective Date: 23 June 2010 – 5 March 2015
download_pdf [PDF, 196KB]