Montana has more than 1,400 licensed gambling operators and locations that offer more than 16,000 video gambling machines to the public. There are legal gambling establishments in every county in the state.

Quarterly Summary

This summary provides a brief overview of trends in video gambling machine tax collections and permits, liquor and gambling licenses, and card games and bingo.

Fiscal Year 2017

Fiscal Year 2016

Fiscal Year 2015

 

 Video Gambling Machine Tax Collections

The division keeps quarterly statistics on video gambling machine (VGM) tax collections by county and larger cities, and are updated quarterly. This data is now included in the Quarterly Statistics Summary Report above, and was last updated on August 2017.

Biennial Reports

The Gambling Control Division publishes a biennial report that provides comprehensive statistics on gambling in Montana and summarizes the division’s activities. The appendices include charts showing the taxes collected and the number of video gambling machines by city and county. Biennial reports are available for the fiscal years below.

Fiscal Years

Reports

The Gambling Control Division maintains lists of all licensed gambling businesses and machines active in Montana.

Under 2-6-1017 of the Montana Code Annotated, the lists contained in the following reports must not be used as distribution list. Using this information as a distribution list constitutes a criminal misdemeanor.

 Fiscal Year 2018

Report Updated Frequency
Establishments Offering Live Card Games Monthly
Establishments Offering Live Keno and/or Bingo Monthly
Licensed Antique Slot Machine Dealers Monthly
Licensed Card Dealers Weekly
Licensed Card Room Contractors – with the locations with which they contract Monthly
Licensed Gambling Operators Monthly
Licensed Manufacturers/Distributors/Vendors Monthly
Manufacturer Market Share – active machines Monthly

 

 

Average Gross Daily Income by VGM Model

Report Date Updated
FY 2017 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with less than 20 machines, by VGM model 9/20/17
FY 2017 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with 20 machines, by VGM model 9/20/17
FY 2017 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with any machines, by VGM model 9/20/17
FY 2016 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with less than 20 machines, by VGM model 8/1/16
FY 2016 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with 20 machines, by VGM model 8/1/16
FY 2016 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with any machines, by VGM model 8/1/16
FY 2015 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with less than 20 machines, by VGM model 06/30/15
FY 2015 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with 20 machines, by VGM model 06/30/15
FY 2015 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with any machines, by VGM model 06/30/15
FY 2014 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with less than 20 machines, by VGM model 6/30/14
FY 2014 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with 20 machines, by VGM model 6/30/14
FY 2014 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with any machines, by VGM model 6/30/14
FY 2013 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with less than 20 machines, by VGM model 7/30/13
FY 2013 Average Gross Daily Income for locations with 20 machines, by VGM model 7/30/13

Weighted Average Gross Daily Income by Model

Report  Date Updated
FY 2017 Weighted Average Gross Daily Income by model 9/20/17
FY 2016 Weighted Average Gross Daily Income by model 3/1/17
FY 2015 Weighted Average Gross Daily Income by model 3/1/17
FY 2014 Weighted Average Gross Daily Income by model 3/1/17
FY 2013 Weighted Average Gross Daily Income by model 3/1/17

 Additional VGM Reports

Report Updated Frequency  Date Updated
Active Machine Count – by manufacturer and model Monthly 4/1/17
Active Machine Count – by route operator Monthly 4/1/17
Video Gambling Machine Game Programs – Approved for Montana Monthly 4/1/17
Video Gambling Machine Game Programs – Obsolete for Montana Monthly 4/1/17
Video Gambling Machine Game Programs – Approved for Reservations Monthly 4/1/17
Video Gambling Machine Game Programs – Obsolete for Reservations Monthly 4/1/17