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Monday, May 16, 2022

Gov't Seeks Consultancy Services For Gaming & Betting Control Commission.

Gov't Seeks Consultancy Services For Gaming & Betting Control Commission.

The Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through the Premier’s Office is inviting qualified, professional, experienced, and resourceful firms to submit proposals to provide consultancy services for the Virgin Islands Gaming and Betting Control Commission.
The objectives of this consultancy are to develop procedures applicable to the operations of the Commission, develop regulations for governing the operations of gaming activities in the Virgin Islands, and provide general consulting services to assist the Commission in complying with its duty to regulate and oversee the Virgin Islands gaming and betting industry.

The Virgin Islands Gaming and Betting Control Commission’s responsibilities include regulating and controlling the operation of gaming and betting in the Virgin Islands; and granting of licences without prejudice in accordance with the provisions of the Virgin Islands Gaming and Betting Control Act, 2020.

The Commission will also conduct studies, prepare reports, and make recommendations in relation to gaming and betting activities in the Virgin Islands, conduct inspections of gaming equipment, monitor activities of licenced gaming entities, and collect fees and levies, amongst other duties.

Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said the objective is to procure the services of a consultant to provide services to the Virgin Islands Gaming and Betting Control with respect to the industries and activities under its jurisdiction as well as develop procedures applicable to the operations of the Commission.

The scope of services includes but are not limited to providing consulting services inclusive of technology, operations and strategy during the start-up phase of the Commission and assist the Commission in the drafting of rules and procedures governing its operations.

Services also include establishing systems of internal control and technical standards designed to ensure both the integrity and the profitability of the Commission, and provide expert advice as it relates to designing and defining organisational structure and staffing within the Commission.

A virtual Pre-Tender meeting will be held via Webex platform on Thursday, 7th April, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. All prospective tenderers will be notified of the access code and password prior to the meeting.

Electronic submissions of proposals in a non-editable format and not exceeding 10 MB should be sent to the Procurement Coordinator at email address procurement@gov.vg. The filename and the email subject must bear the Applicant’s name and “RFP for Consultancy Services for the Virgin Islands Gaming and Betting Control Commission”.

Proposals must be submitted to the Procurement Coordinator no later than Tuesday, 19th April, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Late submissions will not be accepted for evaluation. Proposals will be opened on the same day at 11:30 a.m. Bidders who wish to witness the opening process via Webex will be provided with the access code and password before Monday, 18th April, 2022.

Any questions regarding this RFP should be submitted in writing by email only to the Procurement Coordinator at procurement@gov.vg on or before Wednesday, 13th April, 2022.
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