This table shows the total number of gaming machines in casinos, hotels and clubs in Tasmania.
Note: Currently, 222 EGMs are not operating at the Wrest Point Hotel Casino due to refurbishment activities and 30 EGMs are not operating at the Edgewater Hotel while used as a Government Quarantine facility. These machines are included in the total gaming machine numbers below.
|Gaming Machine Numbers||||Cap|
|Number of casino gaming machines||1 185|| |
|Number of hotel and club gaming machines||2 285||2 500|
|Total number of gaming machines||3 470||3 680|
|Gaming machine cap – each hotel|| ||30|
|Gaming machine cap – each club|| ||40|
|Number of gaming machines – Spirit of Tasmania vessels||0|| |
This table shows gaming machine expenditure for the previous financial year compared to the financial year to date.
|Gaming Machine Expenditure ($M)*|||||||
| ||Financial Year 2020-21||FYTD 30 November 2020||FYTD 30 November 2021|
|Hotel and club||117.29||52.32||47.76|
|Casino and Spirit of Tasmania vessels||74.66||34.15||30.28|
* These figures are reported on an accrual basis (ie the month the gambling occurred).
Note: Gaming venues were closed from 23 March 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health restrictions. Keno, wagering and minor gaming activities were allowed to recommence from 5 June 2020 with other gaming activities allowed to recommence from 26 June 2020.
This table shows the total number of gaming licences and permits in Tasmania.
|Gaming Licence and Permit Numbers|||
|Licensed premises gaming licence||147|
|Gaming licence (Spirit of Tasmania vessels)||2*|
|Tasmanian gaming licence||1|
|Gaming operator licence||1|
|Foreign games permit**||2|
|Minor gaming permit||228|
|Special employee's licence||2856|
*Admirals casino ceased operations aboard both Spirit of Tasmania vessels in June 2021. All gaming machines have since been removed.
** Tattersalls Sweeps Pty Ltd and Golden Casket Lottery Corporation Ltd each hold one Foreign Games Permit.
This table shows the number of gaming and wagering premises in Tasmania.
|Gaming Premises Numbers|||
|Total gambling premises||253|
|Number of premises with gaming machines||96|
|Number of premises with keno||149|
|Number of premises with TAB||131|
|Number of premises with lottery||92|
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 2018||As at 30 June 2019||As at 30 June 2020||As at 30 November 2020||As at 30 November 2021|
|Third party exclusions||2||2||1||1||1|
|Venue operator exclusions||98||140||127||126||124|
|(People with both venue and self-exlusions)||4||13||11||8||5|
|Total excluded people||389||409||383||386||379|
This table shows the total gambling tax paid in Tasmania in 2020-21
. For gambling tax paid in previous years go to the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission's annual report.
|Gambling Tax ($M)1||2020-21|
|Hotel and club gaming||30.96|
|Point of consumption||14.65|
Point of consumption tax commenced 1 January 2020 and is reported in the month the activity occurred. Other taxes are reported one month in arrears when tax is receipted.