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Princess Casino Receives Provisional License

Princess Casino Receives Provisional License

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] announced the “awarding of a provisional casino gaming license to Hamilton Princess Casino Limited, an integrated resort casino proposed at the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club.” “On September 22, 2017, the Hamilton Princess Casino Limited presented its plans at a public presentation held... Read more of this article

‘Century Casinos’ Submits Joint Application

‘Century Casinos’ Submits Joint Application

Century Casinos announced that it has jointly submitted a license application for a casino at the Hamilton Princess, saying the proposed casino will have approximately 12,000 square feet of gaming space with 17 gaming tables, 200 slot machines, an automated roulette machine on its main casino floor and more. This follows after last month’s announcement... Read more of this article

Casino Commission Director Schuetz Resigns

Casino Commission Director Schuetz Resigns

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission, a body appointed to regulate, manage and safeguard the Island’s emerging gaming industry, has announced that Executive Director Richard Schuetz has resigned from his post for “personal and professional reasons.” Mr. Schuetz will continue to serve in his position through the end of the year and assist... Read more of this article

Contingent Returns From Gambling Conference

Contingent Returns From Gambling Conference

A team of six Bermudians, including Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission’s [BCGC] Problem and Responsible Gaming Director Roger Trott and Commissioner Judith Hall Bean, recently returned to the Island after an “enlightening and informational” four day conference in Portland, Oregon. Mr. Trott and Ms. Hall Bean joined with four other local treatment... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess Submits Casino Application

Hamilton Princess Submits Casino Application

Alan Dunch, Chairman of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC], today announced the Hamilton Princess Casino Limited Company has submitted a “substantially completed Casino License Application, in a bid to become the Island’s first Integrated Resort Casino.” “The fully-funded application, submitted in answer to the Commission’s... Read more of this article

BCGC Collaborates With ADL Compliance

BCGC Collaborates With ADL Compliance

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission announced its working collaboration with Bermudian owned firm, ADL Compliance Limited, to ensure the right protections are in place to move the Island’s gaming industry forward. Managed by Ms. Lanan Bascome, ADL is a consultancy firm which handles areas such as compliance, operational risk management and anti-money... Read more of this article

BCGC Cooperative Relationship With NJ Division

BCGC Cooperative Relationship With NJ Division

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] announced the “formalization of a cooperative relationship with the State of New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement [DGE].” The Commission said the relationship agreed to will allow the BCGC and DGE to share information on all matters involving the regulation of gaming. Richard Schuetz,... Read more of this article

Casino Commission Director Takes Legal Action

Casino Commission Director Takes Legal Action

A writ has been filed against Tibor Vertes by Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] Executive Director Richard Schuetz, with it being alleged that Mr Vertes sent an email containing “defamatory comments.” The BCGC said that on 8 February 2017 an email was sent to Premier Michael Dunkley, Mr. Mark Pettingill, Mr. Shawn Crockwell, and Dr.... Read more of this article

Hall-Bean On Inspiration To Join Commission

Hall-Bean On Inspiration To Join Commission

Judith Hall-Bean doesn’t drink, smoke or gamble, so how did the active church-goer find herself as one of five Commissioners for the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission? The 69-year-old admits she wrestled with the decision when she was first invited by former Minister of Tourism Development and Transport, Shawn Crockwell. In the end, it was her desire... Read more of this article

BCGC ‘Problem Gaming Council’ Appointments

BCGC ‘Problem Gaming Council’ Appointments

Five Bermudians have been appointed to lead the charge for problem gambling in Bermuda, after an official announcement was made by the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] last Friday. Council members include: Family Therapist and Counsellor Dr. Ernest Peets Jr.; Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute Dr. Sharon Apopa; Civil Servant... Read more of this article

Chairman Dunch On ‘Misinformation Circulating’

Chairman Dunch On ‘Misinformation Circulating’

Following comments made about the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission hiring MP Wayne Scott, Commission Chairman Alan Dunch said he “would like to address what is clear misinformation circulating” and “set the record straight.” Mr Scott, who stepped down from Cabinet earlier this year and remains a backbencher in the House of Assembly,... Read more of this article

OBA Respond To PLP Call For MP To Resign

OBA Respond To PLP Call For MP To Resign

[Updated: OBA statement had 'factual error'] “The Opposition’s method is always to look for the worst in everything,” the OBA said today, adding that the “statement by the Opposition against MP R. Wayne Scott, who has taken a job as Chief Technology Officer with the Gaming Commission is not correct.” PLP Call For Mr Scott To... Read more of this article

PLP Call On MP Wayne Scott To Resign

PLP Call On MP Wayne Scott To Resign

Following the news that MP Wayne Scott has been hired by the Casino Gaming Commission, the PLP called on him to “resign his seat immediately,” saying the “acceptance of this post squarely places MP Scott in a dubious position of bias” and a “real conflict of interest has been created.” A PLP spokesperson said, “The... Read more of this article