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Register hopes for flurry of cruise ship business

Register hopes for flurry of cruise ship business

| 06/01/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Commerce Minister Wayne Panton is hoping that the amendments to the gambling law that came into effect on 1 January will steer in new business for the shipping registry. As well as creating a lawful regime for raffles by nonprofit organisations locally, the changes allow for gambling on cruise ships that are registered in the […]

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Bermuda green lights casinos

Bermuda green lights casinos

| 15/12/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Amid debate and controversy, Bermuda has passed legislation to allow casino gaming on the island. After a 10-hour debate in the House of Assembly the Casino Gaming Act 2014, tabled by Tourism Minister Shawn Crockwell, was passed in the early hours of Saturday morning. This follows the Cruise Ship (Casino) Act 2013, passed in […]

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Bahamas proposes sweeping changes to gaming industry

Bahamas proposes sweeping changes to gaming industry

| 09/09/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): The government of The Bahamas has decided to go against the result of referendum and press on with the proposed comprehensive legislation aimed at regularizing the gaming industry in the country. The referendum to legalize gambling for citizens in January 2013, which cost taxpayers $1.2m, resulted in a ‘no’ majority vote. Nevertheless, Tourism Minister Obie […]

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