The House of Representatives is looking at increasing the maximum fine that can be imposed on players, licensees, vendors and employees of Imperial Pacific International under a new bill, local media reports.
If adopted, the new bill will see the present penalty ceiling of $50,000 to increase to $800,000.
According to House Gaming Committee chair Rep. Joseph Deleon Guerrero, the penalty ceiling would be the largest amount imposed on a casino in the US.
“It is three times higher than any US jurisdiction,” said Guerrero, adding that the $800,00 would act as a deterrent.
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