Gaming and Wagering Industry Data

​​​This table shows the total number of gaming machines in casinos, hotels and clubs in Tasmania.
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Note: Currently 136 EGMs are not operating at Wrest Point Hotel Casino due to refurbishment activities. These machines are included in the total machines below.​
 
Gaming Machine NumbersCap
Number of casino gaming machines1 054 
Number of hotel and club gaming machines
2 318
2500
Total number of gaming machines3 372
3680
Gaming machine cap – each hotel 30
Gaming machine cap – each club
 40
Number of gaming machines – Spirit of Tasmania vessels0 

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

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Gaming Machine Expenditure ($M)*
 Financial Year 2021-22FYTD 31 August 2021FYTD 31 August 2022
Hotel and club​
108.6320.0821.33
Casino69.49
12.7412.89
Total178.1232.8234.22

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 licence151
Casino licence2
Tasmanian gaming licence1
Gaming operator licence
1
Foreign games permit*2
Minor gaming permit
243
Special employee's licence2756
Technician's licence521

* 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
256
Number of premises with gaming machines*
95
Number of premises with keno153
Number of premises with TAB131
Number of premises with lottery96

​​Note: Some premises may have multiple forms of gaming and wagering available. The data excludes the two Spirit of Tasmania licences as gaming operations have ceased aboard both vessels.

* Figures include the two casinos.



This table shows the number of exclusions issued under the Tasmanian Gambling Exclusions Scheme.

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Tasmanian Gambling Exclusion Scheme
 As at 30 June 2019As at 30 June 2020As at 30 June 2021As at 31 August 2021As at 31 August 2022
Self exclusions280266264254
238
Third party exclusions21111
Venue operator exclusions140127120120
109
(People with both venue and self-exlusions)131197
7
Total excluded people409383376368
341

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.
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Gambling Tax ($M)12021-22
Hotel and club gaming
30.55
Casino gaming18.32
Lotteries46.04
Point of consumption15.10
Total110.01

1 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.


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