So the cat is publicly out of the bag: http://bernews.com/2014/01/online-petition-calls-for-gambling-referendum/
The petition is here if you wish to sign it. I will be an interested observer to see how many signatures it garners.
From what I am hearing, I think there may be other developments on this issue soon and there may be some surprising announcements.
This is the text of the Tourism Minister’s response:http://bermudasun.bm/Content/Default/Homepage-Article-Rotator/Article/Minister_–Majority-of-Bermudians-support-casino-style-gaming–/-3/1288/73683