2019 US Virgin Islands Code
Title 32 - Sports and Parks
Chapter 21 - Virgin Islands Casino and Resort Control Act of 1995
Article IX - Sanctions
§ 490. Supplemental sanctions

  • In addition to any penalty, fine or term of imprisonment authorized by law, the commission shall, after appropriate hearings and factual determinations, have the authority to impose the following sanctions upon any person licensed or registered pursuant to this chapter:
    • (1) Revoke the license or registration of any person for the conviction of any criminal offense under this chapter or for the commission of any other offense or violation of this chapter which would disqualify such person from holding his license or registration;

    • (2) Revoke the license or registration of any person for willfully and knowingly violating an order of the commission directed to such person;

    • (3) Suspend the license or registration of any person pending hearing and determination, in any case in which license or registration revocation could result;

    • (4) Suspend the operation certificate of any casino licensee for violation of any provisions of this chapter or regulations promulgated hereunder relating to the operation of its casino, including games, internal and accountancy controls and security;

    • (5) Assess such civil penalties as may be necessary to punish misconduct and to deter future violations, which penalties may not exceed $10,000.00 in the case of any individual licensee or registrant, except that in the case of a casino licensee the penalty may not exceed $50,000.00;

    • (6) Order restitution of any moneys or property unlawfully obtained or retained by a licensee or registrant;

    • (7) Enter a cease and desist order which specifies the conduct which is to be discontinued, altered or implemented by the licensee or registrant;

    • (8) Issue letters of reprimand or censure, which letters shall be made a permanent part of the file of each licensee or registrant so sanctioned; or

    • (9) Impose any or all of the foregoing sanctions in combination with each other.

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