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Video: MP Mark Pettingill On Casino Gaming

Video: MP Mark Pettingill On Casino Gaming

“I think we could have implemented casino gaming over a year ago,” MP Mark Pettingill said, adding that he feels “we could have had 200 jobs on the table right away.” Following his resignation from the One Bermuda Alliance, MP Mark Pettingill sat down with Bernews for a live interview, with his thoughts on the implementation... 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

‘Workforce Should Start Get Ready For Casinos’

‘Workforce Should Start Get Ready For Casinos’

Bermuda could have a casino up and running as early as next year – and the island’s workforce should start getting ready, according to Ann Anderson, a US-based human resource expert and consultant, who was on island this week meeting with local stakeholders. Invited by the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission, Ms Anderson spoke with organisations such... Read more of this article

NCPG Welcomes Bermuda Casino Gaming

NCPG Welcomes Bermuda Casino Gaming

The National Council on Problem Gambling [NCPG] is welcoming the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission [BCGC] as an Organizational Member. Richard Schuetz, Executive Director of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission, said, “We have made a commitment to the people of Bermuda that we would have a competent and well-developed Problem Gaming Program in place... Read more of this article

Casino Gaming Commission’s Trip To Las Vegas

Casino Gaming Commission’s Trip To Las Vegas

Alan Dunch, Chairman of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission, provided information on the costs associated with a trip made to Las Vegas in September 2015, as well as some of the activities and meetings that took place. Mr Dunch said, “I travelled to Las Vegas with the Commission Executive Director Richard Schuetz on September 26, 2015 departing... Read more of this article

Casino Gaming Commission On Caesars Visit

Casino Gaming Commission On Caesars Visit

Alan Dunch, Chairman of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission, responded to recent media reports, and provided information about the visit to Bermuda by representatives of Caesars Entertainment. The statement said, “We would like to address the issue that has arisen concerning the relationship between Jan Jones-Blackhurst, the Executive Vice President... Read more of this article

Designated Sites: St George’s, Hamilton Princess

Designated Sites: St George’s, Hamilton Princess

The Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission announced that the Minister has accepted their recommendation that two sites be identified as Designated Sites – namely the planned new hotel development in St. George’s and the Hamilton Princess. The announcement said, “Senator, The Honorable Michael Fahy, JP, Minister of Tourism, Transport, &... Read more of this article

‘Tourism Forward’: Crown & Anchor In Casinos?

‘Tourism Forward’: Crown & Anchor In Casinos?

[Part of the Bermuda Tourism Authority’s ‘Tourism Forward’ series] Now that the government has passed legislation to allow casino gaming in Bermuda, we wanted to know what kind of games would be offered to visiting gamblers. Richard Schuetz, the executive director of Bermuda’s Casino Gaming Commission, told us the list of games on... Read more of this article

Podcast: Casino Gaming Commission Director

Podcast: Casino Gaming Commission Director

In the latest Bernews podcast, the executive director of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission says using Singaporean gaming legislation as a model has slowed down the process of bringing a casino to Bermuda. Richard Shuetz told Bernews that the Commission had drafted more than 40 amendments to the legislation that was passed in 2014 and that he was... Read more of this article

Commencement Of Site Process For Casinos

Commencement Of Site Process For Casinos

Richard Schuetz, Executive Director of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission, announced the commencement of the Designated Site Process towards the introduction of Integrated Resort Casinos onto the Island. “All owners of a parcel of land that desire to accommodate an Integrated Resort Casino, or existing tourist resorts that wish to be considered... Read more of this article

Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission Update

Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission Update

Minister of Tourism Development & Transport  Shawn Crockwell provided an update on the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission in the House of Assembly today [Feb 26] Minister Crockwell said, “Over the course of the past seven months the Commission members have been steadily acclimatizing themselves with the full scope of their duties and responsibilities... Read more of this article

Gaming Commission Appoints Executive Director

Gaming Commission Appoints Executive Director

Alan Dunch, Chairman of the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission today [Aug 31] announced the appointment of Richard Schuetz as Executive Director of the Bermuda Gaming Commission. “Mr. Schuetz is stepping down as a commissioner for the California Gambling Control Commission on August 31 to accept this post in Bermuda, and is set to begin work on... Read more of this article

Poll: 53.4% In Favour Of Casino Gambling

Poll: 53.4% In Favour Of Casino Gambling

According to a recent poll released by Profiles of Bermuda, 53.4% of voters are in favour of casino gambling; an increase from the 2012 survey which showed 45.6% supported it. In releasing the poll, the company said: “Support for casino gambling has slowly but steadily increased since 2012 and is now at the point where it is significantly supported... Read more of this article