Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Ceisteanna (142)

Mick Wallace

Ceist:

142. Deputy Mick Wallace asked the Minister for Finance the number of licences for gaming machines issued by the Revenue Commissioners in 2016, 2017 and 2018; and the amount of fees collected from the issue of such licences in each year. [7657/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Finance)

I am advised by Revenue that the following table sets out the number of Gaming Machine Licences issued and the fees collected for the years 2016 to 2018, inclusive.

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2016

2017

2018

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Licence Type

Number Issued

Total Duty € million

Number Issued

Total Duty € million

Number Issued

Total Duty € million

Gaming Machine(Annual Licence)

2,668

1,347,340

3,599

1,817,495

4,326

2,184,630

Gaming Machine (3-month Licence)

3,420

495,900

6,013

871,885

7,787

1,129,115

A gaming machine operator is also required to hold a Gaming Licence for each premise where gaming machines are available for play. The following table sets out the number of Gaming (Premises) Licences issued and fees collected during the same three-year period.

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2016

2017

2018

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Licence Type

Number Issued

Total Duty €

Number Issued

Total Duty €

Number Issued

Total Duty €

Gaming Premises(Annual Licence)

74

46,620

81

51,030

91

57,330

Gaming Premises(3-month Licence)

2

350

3

525

3

525