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Video: Interview With Minister Jamahl Simmons

Video: Interview With Minister Jamahl Simmons

The America’s Cup, the Casino Gaming Amendment Act, the resignation of Alan Dunch, the Bermuda Event Authority, and economic diversification were some of the topics discussed by Economic Development and Tourism Minister Jamahl Simmons as he sat down with Bernews for a live interview on our Facebook page.Legislation When asked by guest interviewer... Read more of this article

Dunch Resigns As Casino Commission Chairman

Dunch Resigns As Casino Commission Chairman

Alan Dunch will be resigning from his position as Chairman of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission he has confirmed, while Minister Simmons confirmed he has “accepted the resignation of Mr. Alan Dunch” and “will announce his successor early next week.” This follows after the Casino Gaming Amendment was tabled in the House last Friday,... Read more of this article

Dunch: ‘Potentially Sad & Backward Mis-step’

Dunch: ‘Potentially Sad & Backward Mis-step’

[Updated] The tabling of the Casino Gaming Amendment Act 2017 was a “potentially sad and seriously backward mis-step,” Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission Chairman Alan Dunch said, adding that it “would be ill advised and most unfortunate if the proposed amendments were to be passed by Parliament.” Casino Gaming Amendment Tabled On... Read more of this article

Minister: Gaming Bill Brings Island ‘In Alignment’

Minister: Gaming Bill Brings Island ‘In Alignment’

“It is unfortunate that there remains individuals committed to dragging Bermuda’s reputation through the mud,” Minister of Economics Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons said, adding that the Casino Gaming Amendment tabled “brings Bermuda in alignment with other jurisdictions.” Casino Gaming Amendment Tabled On Friday,... Read more of this article

MP Scott: ‘Move Raises Grave Ethical Concerns’

MP Scott: ‘Move Raises Grave Ethical Concerns’

“This latest move by the Minister raises grave ethical concerns,” OBA MP Leah Scott said after the Gaming Amendment was tabled in Parliament, adding that it is “one that does not bode well for the future of the gaming industry.” Casino Gaming Amendment Tabled On Friday, a Casino Gaming Amendment was tabled in the House which... Read more of this article

Casino Gaming Amendment Tabled In The House

Casino Gaming Amendment Tabled In The House

A Casino Gaming Amendment was tabled in the House which will “allow the Government to give policy direction to the Casino Gaming Commission and will allow the Minster to remove members of the commission who do not follow legal directions issued by the Government,” Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons said. The Minister... Read more of this article