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Address: Building #2, 17 Ruthven Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica, W.I.
Telephone: (876) 960-7279,
Fax: (876) 754-3317
Email: bglc@cwjamaica.com
Web Site: http://www.bglc.gov.jm

The Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission is a statutory body established in 1975. under the provisions of the Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Act to regulate and control the operations of betting and gaming and the conduct of lotteries in the island of Jamaica.

*Source: Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission website

The Betting Gaming & Lotteries Commission is a statutory body established in 1975. under the provisions of the Betting Gaming & Lotteries Act to regulate and control the operations of betting and gaming and the conduct of lotteries in the island, but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing:-

  • to examine in consultation with such persons as it considers appropriate, problems relating to the operation of betting, gaming and the conduct of lotteries in the Island;
  • to furnish information and advice and to make recommendations to the Minister with respect to the exercise by him of his functions under Part1V, Part V and Part V1 of the Betting Gaming & Lotteries Act;
  • and to make investigations and surveys for the purpose of obtaining information of use to it in the exercise of its functions.

*Source: Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission website

Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays except on public holidays
The Betting Gaming & Lotteries Act 1965 and regulations.
The Act
The Betting Gaming & Lotteries Act 1965
The Betting Gaming & Lotteries (Amendment) Act 2010  
The Betting Gaming & Lotteries (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Appointed Day) Notice    
     (Casino Operators in Jamaica will be regulated and controlled by the
      Casino Gaming Commission)
Subsidiary Legislation  
The Casino Gaming Act (6th May 2010)
Handbook - Gaming Machine Premises Operators (Adobe Reader .pdf format, 1031KB)  
Handbook on Amendments (Adobe Reader .pdf format, 909KB)  
*Source: Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission website
The Betting, Gaming & Lotteries Commission
Government of Jamaica