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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

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