The total amount spent on gambling in Australia in the fiscal year ending June 2019 rose 0.5 percent to A$25 billion, although casino revenue dropped 4.8 percent.

According to the most recent Australian Gambling Statistics report, published by the Queensland Government statistician’s office, casino spend in the year was $4.8 billion, while spending on pokies was $12.7 billion, up 1.6 percent.

Casino spend was down in six out of eight states, gaining only in Queensland and the Australian Capital Territory.

Australian Gambling Statistics