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GMP Dashboard

We have developed the GMP Dashboard to make it easier for users to visualise data trends. Open the spreadsheet below to learn more about the number of gaming machines and licenced premises by territorial authority, and how these numbers have changed over time.
The March 2020 quarter reporting is provisional. Any changes will be shown in future reporting. 
  • GMP is provisional until any EMS data adjustments have been made. Some adjustments may not have been completed during the time venues were closed towards the end of March 2020 (as a result of the COVID-19 Alert Level requirements). Adjustments are rare and unlikely to have a big impact on reported totals.  
March 2020 trends: 
  • GMP decreased by 16.3% between Dec 2019 and March 2020. For the last 5 years, trends have shown an average decrease of 7.4% between the December and March quarters. The 16.3% drop this quarter is unusually higher than the average and is likely related to Class 4 venues closing in late March, due to COVID-19. 
  • Nationally, venues decreased by 2 and EGMs decreased by 28 between Dec 2019 and March 2020. This is consistent with recent trends showing a gradual reduction of venues and gaming machines in New Zealand over time.

GMP data

The following documents include detailed information about Gaming Machine Proceeds (GMP): The March 2020 quarter reporting is provisional. Any changes will be shown in future reporting.

There are four reports within each document.

Report 1 - EGM and GMP at suburb level for quarter to (date)
This document lists all venues in the clusters to which they have been assigned. Information on the venues themselves, such as addresses and class of venue (i.e. club/hotel etc) is already published on this web page. Venues have been clustered by area within a larger region (e.g. Newton, Auckland). Where there are fewer than three venues in an area, areas have been combined into clusters of three or more venues, with consideration given to both geographic and socio-economic location.

Report 2 - List of venues per cluster as of (date)
This list tabulates key information about clusters of venues. When published, it will include a caveat that adjustments can be made for incidents such as unpaid jackpots or unpaid winnings. These adjustments are made after the incident, and may be for a different period. GMP may be affected depending on when adjustments are made, and therefore this data cannot be compared to the published quarterly statistics.

Report 3 - GMP by number of machines at venue for quarter to (date)
This tabulates GMP data according to the number of machines at a venue. No data is provided for venues with one machine or more than 18 machines, as there are only two venues fitting in to each category.

Report 4 - GMP by class of venue for quarter to (date)
This tabulates GMP according to the class of venue.











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