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Casino gaming watchdog must find own funds

The island’s gambling watchdog said yesterday it was ordered by the Government to find its own funds. The news came as the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission presented its annual reports from September 2015 to the end of March 2017 to the House of Assembly. The financial statements said the economic dependence of the gambling watchdog on the public purse, with its grant of $3.76 million to cover operational costs, was “temporary”.

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2/18/2019

article Blakeney leaves gaming commission
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2/16/2019

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2/2/2019

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1/23/2019

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10/16/2018

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7/25/2018

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7/13/2018

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7/9/2018

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5/28/2018

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3/15/2018

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3/14/2018

article Kawaley explains media ban from casino hearing
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3/8/2018

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3/7/2018

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3/6/2018

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3/5/2018

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2/10/2018

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1/11/2018

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12/13/2017

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12/12/2017

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