WA gambling regulator seeking impartial inquiry into Crown Perth

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

The Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia formally recommended an impartial inquiry with the powers of a Royal Fee, following a assembly to contemplate the report of the Bergin Inquiry.

The WA gambling regulator is contacting on the state federal government to set up an impartial inquiry into Crown’s suitability to hold a casino licence in Perth. (Joe Armao)

The GWC commended the get the job done of Patricia Bergin SC and her workforce on “what was an extensive and extensive investigation into the appropriateness of Crown attaining a limited gaming licence in NSW” as well as “the ongoing governance of Crown Casinos throughout two jurisdictions”.

“The GWC acknowledges the seriousness of the conclusions and has been working cooperatively with the Bergin Inquiry considering the fact that it came to gentle,” it claimed in a statement.

Crown Resorts was formally instructed by the NSW regulator it is no more time a ideal person to keep a gaming licence for its $2.2 billion Barangaroo casino.

In a observe to shareholders, Crown reported it experienced obtained a letter from the NSW Unbiased Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) informing the small business officially of the proceedings underway.

The findings come a 7 days soon after the damning Bergin report, which concluded an intense 18-thirty day period investigation on Crown’s on line casino dealings with an 800-webpage document that recommended “root and department” variations.