Gaming and Wagering Industry Data

This table shows the total number of gaming machines in casinos, hotels and clubs in Tasmania.

Gaming Machine NumbersCap
Number of casino gaming machines 858 
Number of hotel and club gaming machines2 345
2 500
Total number of gaming machines3 203
3 680
Gaming machine cap – each hotel 30
Gaming machine cap – each club 40
Number of gaming machines – Spirit of Tasmania vessels36 

 

This table shows gaming machine expenditure for the previous financial year compared to the financial year to date.

Gaming Machine Expenditure ($M)
 Financial Year 2016-17*FYTD 30 June 2017FYTD 30 June 2018
Hotel and club110.33109.94106.05
Casino and Spirit of Tasmania vessels71.95
71.2969.25
Total182.28181.23175.30

 

* Financial year 2016-17 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
163
Casino operator licence
2
Gaming licence (Spirit of Tasmania vessels)
1
Tasmanian gaming licence
1
Gaming operator licence
1
Foreign games permit
2
Minor gaming permit
361
Special employee licence
2879
Technician licence
282

This table shows the number of gaming and wagering premises in Tasmania.

Gambling Premises Numbers
Total gambling premises
278
Number of premises with gaming machines
99
Number of premises with keno
165
Number of premises with UBET
138
Number of premises with lottery
88

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 2016As at 30 June 2017As at 30 June 2017As at 30 June 2018
Self exclusions282297297293
Third party exclusions1111
Venue operator exclusions9488
88108
Total excluded people368379379390

This table shows the total gambling tax paid in Tasmania in 2016-17. For gambling tax paid in previous years go to the Tasmanian Gaming Commission's annual report.

Gambling Tax ($M)2016-17
Hotel and club gaming31.16
Casino gaming
18.75
Lotteries28.83
Betting exchanges0.72
Total
$79.46

 
 This information is current as at 30 June 2018

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