FEBRUARY 26, 2016

REDUCTION IN THE NUMBER OF DOMESTIC GAMING PREMISES

The Gaming Act, 2014 (Act 40 of 2014) at Section 45(4)(a), provides that the Minister may prescribe criteria to be considered when assessing applications for Gaming House Premises Licenses. Among the criteria specified are ones related to the proximity of Licensed Gaming House Premises to educational institutions, places of religious worship and residential areas. 

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APRIL 13, 2016

GAMING BOARD ASSERTS CONFIDENCE IN ITS ABILITY TO REGULATE DOMESTIC GAMING

Any suggestion that the Gaming Board for The Bahamas is not able to monitor player transactions or positioned to reasonably ensure that its Licensees comply with all applicable requirements relating to money laundering counter measures and FIU reporting is woefully misinformed. 

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SEPTEMBER 14, 2015

DIRECTIVE TO OPERATORS – PROVISION OF BUSINESS LICENCES

This DIRECTIVE is issued by the Gaming Board for The Bahamas (“the Board”) pursuant to its authority under Section 9 of the Gaming Act, 2014 (No. 40 of 2014) (“the Act”). 

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JANUARY 27, 2016

DIRECTIVE TO GAMING HOUSE OPERATORS – BET VEGAS AND GAMING HOUSE AGENTS

This DIRECTIVE is issued by the Gaming Board for The Bahamas (“the Board”), pursuant to its authority under the Gaming Act, 2014 (“the Act”), to strongly reiterate the Board’s position regarding BVC Holdings Ltd. t/a Bet Vegas (“Bet Vegas”) and the attending obligations that Gaming House Operators have in respect of any request for the transfer of a Gaming House Agent location. 

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