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Dunkley & Minister Simmons On Gaming Delays

Dunkley & Minister Simmons On Gaming Delays

The delays regarding gaming were discussed in the House on Friday, with Shadow Minister Michael Dunkley saying that “time has raced on and it seems as if nothing, or very little, has taken place,” and asking about a replacement Director for the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission, while Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons... Read more of this article

Casino Gaming Commission vs Richard Schuetz

Casino Gaming Commission vs Richard Schuetz

It appears that the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission is involved in some form of legal action related to their former Executive Director Richard Schuetz, as the initial version of today’s Civil and Commercial Court schedule listed ‘Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission vs Richard Schuetz’ as due to be heard in Chambers this afternoon. The... Read more of this article

Minister Updates: Casino Regulations Progress

Minister Updates: Casino Regulations Progress

Minister of Economic Development and Tourism Jamahl Simmons provided an update on the drafting progress of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Regulations, noting that casino gaming “cannot move forward without the enactment of a casino gaming operational framework.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Mar 5], Minister Simmons said, “The... Read more of this article

Senate Passes Casino Gaming Amendment

Senate Passes Casino Gaming Amendment

The Casino Gaming Amendment Bill 2017 was passed in the Senate yesterday, with the Bill “intended to give the Minister responsible for the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission the ability to provide from time to time and in consultation with the Commission, written general direction to the Commission that is deemed to be in the public interest.” The... Read more of this article

Michael Dunkley: Casino Bill Is A “Bad Move”

Michael Dunkley: Casino Bill Is A “Bad Move”

“The future for gaming looks bleak especially with the passage of the Casino Gaming Amendment Act 2017,” Michael Dunkley said, adding that “it’s a wrong move, it’s a bad move and it will backfire.” MPs Pass Casino Gaming Amendment Bill The Casino Gaming Amendment Bill 2017 passed in the House of Assembly on Friday, with... Read more of this article

MPs Pass Casino Gaming Amendment Bill

MPs Pass Casino Gaming Amendment Bill

The Casino Gaming Amendment Bill 2017 passed in the House of Assembly today [Dec 8] by a vote of 17 – 12, with Minister of Tourism & Economic Development Jamahl Simmons proposing amendments to the Bill before it was passed. The amendments to the Bill were to make clear that any direction be provided only in written form to insure that there... Read more of this article

Live Video Replay: Interview With Alan Dunch

Live Video Replay: Interview With Alan Dunch

Outgoing Bermuda Casino Commission Chairperson Alan Dunch sat down with Bernews this morning [Nov 23] for a live interview, speaking with veteran journalist Jeremy Deacon.Mr Dunch issued formal notice of his intention to “resign as a member of the Commission, such resignation to take effect immediately upon the conclusion of the next scheduled... Read more of this article

Video: Mapp Named Casino Commission Chair

Video: Mapp Named Casino Commission Chair

[Updated] Cheryl-Ann Mapp was announced as the new Chairperson of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission at a press conference this afternoon [Nov 21].Ms Mapp will replace Alan Dunch, who was appointed in 2015, and announced earlier this month that he will resign following the next monthly meeting of the Commission on December 6th. The press conference... Read more of this article

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

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