Jacaranda Advisory

Industry Update - October 2015 - No. 132

Queensland Gaming Revenue Trend

October 2015 has shown an increase in gaming revenue growth for Queensland Hotels and Clubs compared to last year.

Total state gaming revenue has increased 4.75% on October 2014. 

The growth and decline that the gaming industry has experienced since April 2009 on a yearly month on month basis are illustrated in the following graphs:

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

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

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

Club Gaming Entitlements

The state government conducted a recent tender for the sale of gaming machine entitlements.

There where a total of 366 club entitlements available through the tender, however there where no sales.

The following table has information about recent sales, including average price, of gaming machine entitlements, sourced from the OLGR

Note: From Tender 6, regional entitlements merged to become a statewide entitlement.


To be eligible to tender clubs must have a machine increase application or a new gaming site approval from the OLGR.

The Public Trustee sets reserve prices for the both club and hotel tenders.

Hotel Gaming Authorities

The following table has information about recent sales via the Queensland Government hotel gaming authority tenders, including average price, of gaming machine operating authorities and is sourced from the OLGR.

There where only sales for the coastal zone.

Want to sell liquor to 2.00am or gaming to 2.30am

The Queensland Government whilst proposing some changes is still accepting applications to extend liquor and gaming trading hours.

If you need assistance in preparing extended liquor and gaming hours applications, Community Impact Statements and Gaming Demand reports please contact us for assistance.

Starting a new Restaurant, Cafe or Bar?

If you require a liquor licence for your new Restaurant or Bar venture, the team at jacaranda can assist with the liquor application.

A subsidiary on-premises licence is required and these licences have been the fastest growing licence type in Queensland in the last 10 years.

If you would like to discuss any matters please feel free to give us a call on 07 3367 1994 or alternatively email one of the team Steve Koman at Steve@jacarandaadvisorygroup.com.au , Frank Balzary at Frank@jacarandaadvisorygroup.com.au, or Andrew Hill at Andrew@jacarandaadvisorygroup.com.au . We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours Faithfully
Steven Koman                                                     Frank Balzary
Director                                                                 Director


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