PART: Preliminary (ss 1-2)

CHAPTER: 19:01

Preliminary (ss 1-2)

[Ch1901s1]1.       Short title

            This Act may be cited as the Casino Act.

[Ch1901s2]2.       Interpretation

            In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires-

            "Board" means the Casino Control Board established by section 3;

            "casino" means premises on which gaming is conducted and in respect of which a licence is in force;

            "game" means a game of chance played for money or money's worth;

            "gaming" means the playing of any game;

            "gaming area" means an area in a casino specified and defined under section 8(2);

            "gaming revenue" means the total amount of all sums received as winnings by the licensee, including any amount deducted by him for his benefit from any stake or bank in any game, less only the total of all sums paid out by him as losses in respect of games played under his licence;

            "gaming room" means a room in the gaming area of a casino for gaming, and any adjoining room or verandah;

            "intoxicating liquor" has the same meaning as in the Cap. 43:11 Liquor Act;

            "licence" means a licence granted under section 8 to establish and operate a casino;

            "licensee" means the holder of a licence;

            "money's worth" includes any counter or chip representing money or any article of value.