Top 10 most profitable pokies venues in NSW

May 22, 2019
By siteadmin

Liquor & Gaming NSW has issued its latest gaming machine data updates, revealing the areas with the most pokies and revenue.

The latest reports cover June 1, 2018 to November 30, 2018 for clubs and July 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 for hotels.

It reveals the top 20 clubs in NSW now have more than 11,000 poker machines between them.

Anti-gambling advocates have called on the state government to introduce a cap on the number of poker machines.

However, a ClubsNSW spokesman pointed out to the Sunday Telegraph that clubs pay about $1.4 billion in state and federal taxes, employ tens of thousands of people and provide entertainment to some 6.7 million members.

“The top 20 NSW clubs give back 29% of their net profit to the community through the ClubGrants scheme,” the spokesman said.

According to Liquor & Gaming, compared to the previous six-month period:

• The number of gaming machines in operation fell by 300 in clubs and by 3 in hotels.

• The number of club gaming venues fell by 7, and the number of hotel gaming venues fell by 40.

• Net profit rose by 4.1% for clubs and 13.4% for hotels.

According to ompared to the same six-month period in 2017:

• The number of gaming machines in operation fell by 565 in clubs and by 184 in hotels – an overall fall of 749.

• The number of club gaming venues fell by 17, and the number of hotel gaming venues fell by 59.

• Net profit increased by 0.5% for clubs and 6.4% for hotels.

Top 10 most profitable hotels

Crossroads Hotel, Casula
  1. Cross Roads Hotel, Casula
  2. Railway Hotel, Lidcombe
  3. Markets Hotel, Flemington
  4. Meridian Hotel, Hurstville
  5. The Crown Hotel, Revesby
  6. El Cortez Hote, Canley Heights
  7. Campsie Hotel, Campsie
  8. Twin Willows Hotel, Bass Hill
  9. Royal Oak Hotel, Lidcombe
  10. Pritchards Hotel, Mount Pritchard

Top 10 most profitable clubs

Mounties, Mount Pritchard
  1. Mt Pritchard & District Community Club Limited (Trading as Mounties), Mount Pritchard
  2. Dooleys Lidcombe Catholic Club, Lidcombe
  3. Bankstown Sports Club, Bankstown
  4. Canterbury League Club, Belmore
  5. Cabra-Vale Ex-Active Servicemen’s Club, Canley Vale
  6. Rooty Hill RSL Club, Rooty Hill
  7. Wentworthville Leagues Club
  8. Revesby Workers’ Club, Revsby
  9. Parramatta Leagues Club, Parramatta
  10. Liverpool Catholic Club, Liverpool

Top 5 areas for pubs with pokies

  1. Sydney – 3140 machines (172 premises); net profit – $153,448,511.75 (tax $49,141,163.00
  2. Newcastle – 898 machines (63 premises); net profit – $26,643,622.58 (tax $7,168,467.57)
  3. Inner West – 888 machines (55 premises); net profit – $43,685,223.30 ( tax $14,119,413.75)
  4. Canterbury-Bankstown – 884 machines (32 premises); net profit – $113,152,598.29 (tax $44,721,224.28)
  5. Blacktown – 703 machines (25 venues); net profit – $65,864,452.52 (tax $24,164,991.07)

Top 5 areas for clubs with pokies

  1. Canterbury-Bankstown – 4134 machines (33 venues); net profit – $175,352,451.22 (tax $40,480,146.20)
  2. Central Coast – 4008 machines (39 venues); net profit – $110,251,814.99 (tax $20,955,515.40)
  3. Fairfield – 3356 machines (19 venues); net profit $185,584,100.34 (tax $44,056,193.97)
  4. Cumberland – 2228 machines (14 venues); net profit $114,877,216.50 (tax $27,038,352.02)
  5. Blacktown – 2118 machines (12 venues); net profit $82,038,568.76 (tax $18,903,709.19)

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