Gaming and Wagering Industry Data
This information is current as at 31 July 2019
This table shows the total number of gaming machines in casinos, hotels and clubs in Tasmania.
|Gaming Machine Numbers||||Cap|
|Number of casino gaming machines||1 185*|| |
|Number of hotel and club gaming machines||2 315||2 500|
|Total number of gaming machines||3 500*||3 680|
|Gaming machine cap – each hotel|| ||30|
|Gaming machine cap – each club|| ||40|
|Number of gaming machines – Spirit of Tasmania vessels||36|| |
*287 Boardwalk Machines at Wrest Point turned back on in December 2018 (284) and January 2019 (3) (following flood damage, 327 Boardwalk Machines previously removed in May 2018).
This table shows gaming machine expenditure for the previous financial year compared to the financial year to date.
|Gaming Machine Expenditure ($M)|||||||
| ||Financial Year 2018-19*||FYTD 31 July 2018||FYTD 31 July 2019|
|Hotel and club||104.27||8.57||8.35|
|Casino and Spirit of Tasmania vessels||67.33||5.38||5.04|
* Financial year 2018-19 figures have been reported on a cash basis whereas FYTD figures are reported on an accrual basis, which is the reason for the difference between the figures.
|Gaming Licence and Permit Numbers|||
|Licensed premises gaming licence||157|
|Casino operator licence||2|
|Gaming licence (Spirit of Tasmania vessels)||2*|
|Tasmanian gaming licence||1|
|Gaming operator licence||1|
|Foreign games permit**||3|
|Minor gaming permit||319|
|Special employee licence||2927|
* Figure has been updated to reflect the dual gaming licences of the two Spirit of Tasmania vessels.
** Tattersalls Sweeps Pty Ltd holds one Foreign Games Permit and Golden Casket Lottery Corporation Ltd holds two Foreign Games Permits (one is issued but not currently operational)
This table shows the number of gaming and wagering premises in Tasmania.
|Gaming Premises Numbers|||
|Total gambling premises||277|
|Number of premises with gaming machines||98|
|Number of premises with keno||157|
|Number of premises with UBET||137|
|Number of premises with lottery||89|
Note: Some premises may have multiple forms of gaming and wagering available.
This table shows the number of exclusions issued under the Tasmanian Gambling Exclusions Scheme.
|Tasmanian Gambling Exclusion Scheme|||||||||
| ||As at 30 June 2016||As at 30 June 2017||As at 31 July 2018||As at 31 July 2019|
|Third party exclusions||2*||2*||2*||2*|
|Venue operator exclusions||94||88||107||153|
|Total excluded people||368||379||395||407|
|*Note: previous third party exclusions data reported one (1) exclusion. Data has been revised following advice from the TGES database administration, detailing one other exclusion not captured in previous reporting methods.|
This table shows the total gambling tax paid in Tasmania in 2018-19. For gambling tax paid in previous years go to the Tasmanian Gaming Commission's annual report.
|Gambling Tax ($M)||2018-19|
|Hotel and club gaming||29.31|