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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

Casino Commission Appoints Wayne Scott

Casino Commission Appoints Wayne Scott

Wayne Scott began work with the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission on April 3, 2017, the BCGS confirmed, with Mr Scott serving as the Chief Technology Officer. Executive Director Richard Schuetz explained that the advertisement for the Chief Technology Officer position ran starting on October 1, 2016, with a closing date of November 10, and was also... Read more of this article

BCGC Working With NJ Casino Gaming Expert

BCGC Working With NJ Casino Gaming Expert

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] has formed a working relationship with a casino gaming expert from New Jersey, former Deputy Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement [DGE], George Rover. Mr. Rover recently retired from the New Jersey State Attorney General’s Office after 26 years of government service, the last 17 years... Read more of this article

Casino License Application Process To Start

Casino License Application Process To Start

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission has initiated the Casino Application Process for the Island’s first casinos, with the period for filing an application for a casino licence beginning on April 17th and closing on July 21st. The Notice, as posted on the Commission’s website, said: Notice is hereby given by the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission... Read more of this article

Shawn Crockwell On Commission & Casinos

Shawn Crockwell On Commission & Casinos

Independent MP Shawn Crockwell responded to comments from Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission Chairman Alan Dunch, saying the comments he made in Parliament about casino licence fees “came from individuals in the hotel development and gaming industries who reached out to me” and “there was no consultation with prospective operators... Read more of this article

Commission’s Alan Dunch: ‘Enough Is Enough’

Commission’s Alan Dunch: ‘Enough Is Enough’

“Enough is enough,” Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission Chairman Alan Dunch said, saying that “no longer can some of these criticisms be ignored, the right thinking people of Bermuda deserve to know the real facts.” Mr Dunch said, “In the 18-month period that the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission has been fully operable, it... Read more of this article

Minister Updates On Casino Commission’s Work

Minister Updates On Casino Commission’s Work

Questions continue to be raised about the time frame in which the first casino in Bermuda will be operational,” Minister Michael Fahy said, adding that he wishes to “put to rest those criticisms and to inform the people of Bermuda of the herculean efforts being undertaken at the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission to make gaming a reality in... Read more of this article

“Commission Has Made Substantial Progress”

“Commission Has Made Substantial Progress”

The Island “could absolutely have a responsible, world class gaming model up and running in the near future,” suggests international expert Kevin Mullally, of Gaming Laboratories International [GLI]. Mr Mullally, the Vice-President of Government Relations & General Counsel at GLI, has been consulting on the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission’s... Read more of this article

Casino Commission To Host Public Presentation

Casino Commission To Host Public Presentation

Today [March 13] the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] announced it will host a public presentation to educate and train the faith-based community on how to best tackle problem gambling. ‘Awareness of Gambling Addiction in the Faith Community’, taking place on Monday, March 27, will feature two international guest experts – Dr. Deborah Haskins,... Read more of this article