WA gambling regulator in search of unbiased inquiry into Crown Perth

The WA gambling regulator is contacting on the state governing administration to established up an independent inquiry into Crown’s suitability to maintain a casino licence in Perth.

The Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia formally advisable an unbiased inquiry with the powers of a Royal Commission, right after a meeting to consider the report of the Bergin Inquiry.

The WA gambling regulator is calling on the point out federal government to established up an independent inquiry into Crown’s suitability to maintain a on line casino licence in Perth. (Joe Armao)

The GWC commended the perform of Patricia Bergin SC and her group on “what was an in depth and complete investigation into the appropriateness of Crown attaining a limited gaming licence in NSW” as very well as “the ongoing governance of Crown Casinos across two jurisdictions”.

“The GWC acknowledges the seriousness of the findings and has been functioning cooperatively with the Bergin Inquiry because it came to mild,” it claimed in a assertion.

Crown Resorts was formally advised by the NSW regulator it is no for a longer time a ideal man or woman to keep a gaming licence for its $2.2 billion Barangaroo on line casino.

In a see to shareholders, Crown said it experienced acquired a letter from the NSW Impartial Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) informing the business officially of the proceedings underway.

The findings occur a week immediately after the damning Bergin report, which concluded an intense 18-month investigation on Crown’s on line casino dealings with an 800-page document that recommended “root and department” variations.