News & Analysis

Queensland Probe Finds Star In Breach Of Casino Legislation

An external review into The Star Entertainment Group’s casino operations in Queensland has found the company’s conduct to be “inconsistent” with casino legislation, paving the way for the state gambling regulator to declare it unsuitable to hold a casino licence.

Queensland Flags New Star Probe Into Triad 'Links'

Australian casino operator The Star Entertainment Group’s year of woe has taken another turn for the worse after a top Queensland state official flagged a fresh probity investigation over a media report linking partner company Chow Tai Fook to organised crime.

Queensland Eyes Wagering Tax Hike Amid Entain Protest

The Australian state of Queensland has proposed an increase in the point of consumption (POC) tax for wagering from 15 to 20 percent as part of a racing industry funding package that bypassed corporate bookmaker feedback.

Star Entertainment Accused Of Enabling Crime, Shares Plunge

Australia’s gambling industry has suffered a new, heavy blow with media reports that The Star Entertainment Group’s casinos allegedly enabled years of money laundering, fraud, organised crime activity and political foreign interference.

Data & Forecasts

Queensland - OLGR Electronic Gaming Machine Report - Sep, 2007 to Sep, 2022

Latest monthly Electronic Gaming Machine Report data from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) of Queensland, Australia. The data released for the state contains the following information: Number of operational sites, metered win, operational electronic gaming machines (EGMs) and community benefit contributions. There are approximately 1,550 data points in this document.

Australia - Racing & Sports Wagering Report - FY2004 to FY2021

Latest annual Australian Racing Factbook data from the Australian Racing Board. The data released for the country contains the following information: Thoroughbred wagering turnover, pari-mutuel bet distribution, greyhound wagering turnover, harness wagering turnover, sports wagering turnover, total gambling turnover and gambling turnover by location. There are approximately 7,525 data points in this document.

Australia - Annual Gambling Statistics Report - FY1984 to FY2019

Latest annual Australian Gambling Statistics Report data from the Queensland Government Office of Economic and Statistical Research. The data released for the country contains the following information by state/territory: Turnover and gross gaming revenue by gambling category and quantity of gaming machines. There are approximately 11,000 data points in this document.
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