Jacaranda Advisory

 Industry Update - April 2013 - No. 102

Queensland Gaming Revenue Trend 

April 2013 has produced positive gaming revenue growth for Queensland Hotels and Clubs.

Total state gaming revenue has increased 4.23% on March 2012.

The growth and decline that the gaming industry (as a result of the 100% non smoking ban introduced 1 August 2006, and economic factors) has experienced since August 2006 on a yearly month on month basis are illustrated in the following graph.




Calculated from Data sourced from the Queensland Government - Office of Liquor & Gaming Regulation

The Office of Liquor & Gaming Regulation have now upgraded their statistics to use the 2011 Census data Statistical Area Level 4 reporting areas.

A comparison of each area to the same month last year and also 30 June financial YTD performance is outlined below:

EGMs Net Metered Win

Area

Increase/Decrease

Increase/Decrease

April 2013/April 2012

Financial YTD April 2013/April 2012

Brisbane East

4.71%

1.94%

Brisbane North

5.31%

2.36%

Brisbane South

2.68%

1.64%

Brisbane West

10.39%

-0.29%

Brisbane Inner City

8.25%

-0.55%

Cairns

5.34%

5.87%

Darling Downs

11.68%

8.24%

Fitzroy

0.96%

5.56%

Gold Coast

4.52%

3.24%

Ipswich

5.09%

3.65%

Logan - Beaudesert

3.23%

3.37%

Mackay

-4.38%

2.72%

Moreton Bay North

4.79%

5.84%

Moreton Bay South

1.35%

1.42%

Queensland - Outback

4.64%

4.63%

Sunshine Coast

3.78%

2.95%

Toowoomba

4.63%

5.65%

Townsville

5.15%

3.17%

Wide Bay

6.91%

5.09%

Queensland TOTAL

4.23%

3.54%

Source: Calculated from Data sourced from the Queensland Government - Office of Liquor & Gaming Regulation 


Positions Vacant
Marketing Manager - Logan Diggers
Logan Diggers is seeking applications from suitably qualified candidates for the role of Marketing Manager at Logan Diggers.  This important role is a fantastic opportunity for a highly organised individual who has the ability to think creatively and will enjoy the challenge of continuing to drive the exposure of Logan's No. 1 Club.

The successful candidate would have 4-5 years' solid marketing experience, exceptional presentation and communication skills, high level attention to detail and the capability to implement an effective marketing plan and coordination of marketing activities.

Please contact Frank Balzary at frankb@hmw.com.au or (07) 3234 8913 if you would like further information.

Duty Manager and Operations Manager - Gallopers Sports Club
An exciting opportunityexists for the right candidates to join a growing team of professionals at Gallopers Sports Club.  If you want to be rewarded for effort, if you want to be part of a master plan that involves a whole new precinct, if you have drive and want to rise above the pack this is the place for you!

The Operations Manager role will give you the opportunity to be involved in the strategic future of the Club, supervision of stagg to ensure various standards are observed, assisting in the daily operations of the gaming room and administrative duties including analysis and interpretation of membership databases, operation of POS systems and Jupiter's Integration.  The successful candidate will possess outstanding interpersonal and organisational skills, attention to detail, a current Queensland RSA, RSG, Approved Manager License and Queensland Keno Operator License.  Possession of Responsible Manager of Licensed Venue an advantage. 

The Duty Manager role will see you responsible for staff selection, rostering, mjeetings, communication, training, discipline, appraisals and other HR functions for the Operational Staff within the Club's policies and procedures.  It also includes supervision of staff in the gaming, function, catering and bar areas, security and safety checks of the facility, assistance to the General Manager and Operations Manager.  The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of all operational areas within the Club and will take proactive actions in meeting customer requirements.  Posession of a current Queensland RSA, RSG and Approved Managers License is essential.  Responsible Manager of Licensed Venue and experience in a similar role would be an advantage.

Club Manager - Yeronga Services Club
The Yeronga Services Club is seeking an experienced General Manager to drive and manage the club operations that consist of two venues.  You will be required to have strong communication skills, hold the appropriate qualifications and have experience in staff supervision, marketing, administration, food, bar, functions and gaming operation.

Please contact Frank Balzary at frankb@hmw.com.au or (07) 3234 8913 if you would like further information.

Head Chef - Stanthorpe Services Club
Stanthorpe Services Club is on of the leading hospitality venues in the area and is currently undergoing refurbishment.  An experienced Head Chef is required to manage food operations.

Please send applications to Ms Jean Hallis at rsl@sctelco.net.au or contact (07) 4681 3617.

Further details on each position can be found on the Jacaranda Advisory website www.jacarandaadvisorygroup.com.au


Gaming Installation Reviews


QLD gaming continues to show positive signs of growth, it is now an opportune time to consider how best to maximise revenue from your gaming floor.  Jacaranda Advisory has a proven track record in providing professional advice to its clients in such areas as:
  • Site EGM installation increases - evaluations and cost benefit analysis
  • Community Impact Statement implications and benefits
  • Floor denomination balance and yield ratios
  • Standalone vs Link mix and RTP%
  • Maximising "in house" links oppotunities

Expansions/Renovations - need a feasibility or second opinion?


If you are planning expansions or renovations and need a feasibility to support or test your vision, we can assist.

We also prepare finance applications if required.
If you would like to discuss any matters please feel free to give us a call on 07 3234 8917 or alternatively email one of the team Frank Balzary at frankb@hmw.com.au, Steve Koman at steve@hmw.com.au. We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours Faithfully
                                        
Steven Koman                                                     Frank Balzary
Director                                                                 Director

 

 

 

 

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