Tag Archives: Jamaica
- Jamaica to “fast track” online gambling legislation, regulation
June 19, 2017
Jamaica’s finance minister says the island nation is forging ahead with plans to regulate online gambling to keep abreast with the changing pace of technology. Last week, Jamaica’s Finance Minister Audley Shaw (pictured) gave the keynote address at the 7th Caribbean Gaming Show and Summit, which was hosted by the...
- Caribbean Gaming Show & Summit lands a new destination: Jamaica
March 14, 2017
The 7th Caribbean Gaming Show & Summit will be staged in Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 14 – 15, 2017. “After an exhaustive market analysis and evaluation, it is clear that Jamaica is emerging as an important new market in the Caribbean region’s gaming industry. Having the Caribbean Gaming Summit in...
- Commission sets ball rolling on guidelines for Jamaica’s future casinos
March 2, 2016
Determined to make sure Jamaica’s future casinos will go off with a hitch, the Casino Gaming Commission (CGC) has teamed up with the Bureau of Standards Jamaica to set up the standards needed for the gambling establishments. Media outlet The Gleaner reported that the two agencies have already put out...
- Jamaica okays two resort casino projects
June 18, 2015
Jamaica has provisionally approved two resort casino projects that will require a combined outlay of nearly $1.3b. Jamaica passed its Casino Gaming Act in 2012 and invited casino operators to submit development applications the following year. On Tuesday, Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips revealed that the government had approved provisional...
- Jamaica gambling act amendments pave way for online gambling regulation
May 28, 2014
Jamaica has enacted changes to its gambling laws that could pave the way for the country to regulate online gambling for the first time. This week saw the Caribbean island nation’s House of Representatives approve proposals to amend the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act in a bid to shore up...
- Jamaica’s first casino set to begin construction, opening set for 2017
March 14, 2014
Jamaica's first licensed casino is set to begin construction in the next few months and the project, according to Robert Trotta, founder of Celebration Jamaica Development Limited that's building the joint, is expected to take three years to complete. Construction of Celebration Jamaica Hotel and Resort is set to begin...
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