This table shows the total number of gaming machines in casinos, hotels and clubs in Tasmania.
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 Numbers||||Cap|
|Number of casino gaming machines||1 054|| |
|Number of hotel and club gaming machines||2 323||2 500|
|Total number of gaming machines||3 377||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 2021-22||FYTD 30 November 2021||FYTD 30 November 2022|
|Hotel and club||108.63||47.76||51.21|
* 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||150|
|Tasmanian gaming licence||1|
|Gaming operator licence||1|
|Foreign games permit*||2|
|Minor gaming permit||239|
|Special employee's licence||2 740|
* 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*||95|
|Number of premises with keno||152|
|Number of premises with TAB||130|
|Number of premises with lottery||94|
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.
|Tasmanian Gambling Exclusion Scheme|||||||||||
| ||As at 30 June 2019||As at 30 June 2020||As at 30 June 2021||As at 30 November 2021||As at 30 November 2022|
|Third party exclusions||2||1||1||1||1|
|Venue operator exclusions||140||127||120||124||102|
|(People with both venue and self-exclusions)||13||11||9||5||8|
|Total excluded people||409||383||376||379||329|
This table shows the total gambling tax paid in Tasmania in 2021-22
. For gambling tax paid in previous years go to the Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission's annual report.
|Gambling Tax ($M)1||2021-22|
|Hotel and club gaming||30.55|
|Point of consumption||15.10|
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.