The Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia formally encouraged an independent inquiry with the powers of a Royal Commission, right after a assembly to consider the report of the Bergin Inquiry.
The GWC recommended the operate of Patricia Bergin SC and her group on “what was an intensive and thorough investigation into the appropriateness of Crown attaining a restricted gaming licence in NSW” as nicely as “the ongoing governance of Crown Casinos throughout two jurisdictions”.
“The GWC acknowledges the seriousness of the results and has been doing work cooperatively with the Bergin Inquiry since it arrived to light,” it mentioned in a statement.
In a recognize to shareholders, Crown reported it had obtained a letter from the NSW Unbiased Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) informing the small business officially of the proceedings underway.
The findings occur a week immediately after the damning Bergin report, which concluded an intensive 18-thirty day period investigation on Crown’s casino dealings with an 800-site document that advised “root and department” variations.