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Queensland gaming update – next gaming authority tender closes 15 August 2019

23 July 2019

The public trustee has announced the next tender for Machine Operating Authorities in Queensland. The number of available Gaming Machine Operating Authorities is:

  • South-East Queensland - 41
  • Coastal - nil
  • Western Queensland - 27

All pre-qualified licensees must submit tenders by 5:00pm on Thursday, 15 August 2019.

The last tender, which closed on 3 April 2019, had the following outcome:

  • South-East Queensland - $169,597 (decrease of 10% from $187,954 in November 2018)
  • Coastal - $57,489 (increase of 19% from $48,400 in November 2018)
  • Western Queensland - $28,726 (decrease of 22% from $36,737 in previous 2018 tender)

If you need any practical advice in relation to the options available for your gaming operations or assistance with submitting a tender for the above authorities, please contact Roger Postle, or a member of our experienced BDO Advisory Team.