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March 11, 2014
Hall urges Christian Council to end web shop fight

Bishop Simeon Hall yesterday called on Bahamas Christian Council executives and other religious leaders to "sheath their swords" against the regularization of web shop gaming and redirect their efforts towards crime and other areas of national concern...

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March 13, 2014
Roberts agrees with Cash, says Minnis hypocritical

Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts yesterday called Free National Movement (FNM) Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis "hypocritical" for his stance on the web shop issue.
Roberts, who was contacted for comment, said he agreed with FNM Chairman Darron Cash, who has urged the party to publicly support regulating the web shop sector.
But Minnis has called on the government to abide by the r...

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May 20, 2014
Web shops and casinos are not the same thing

Dear Editor,
I read with great interest the dialogue in the media between Alfred Sears and Pastor Myles Munroe. Munroe replied to Sears' rebuttal but I thought he was too easy on him.
First of all, web shops are illegal but hotel casinos are legal. To compare the two is like comparing orange and grape fruit.
The reason why the new Casino Bill has not been passed is because legislators have also co...

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March 18, 2015
PM acknowledges banks must make call on web shop money

While CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank has said it will not accept web shop proceeds, Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday Bank of The Bahamas (BOB) and at least one other bank will...

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January 29, 2013
Prime Minister to 'effect the closure of all web-shop gaming operations in The Bahamas'

STATEMENT BY THE
RIGHT HONOURABLE PERRY G. CHRISTIE, M.P.,
PRIME MINISTER
ON REFERENDUM AND CONSEQUENTIAL
CLOSURE OF WEB-SHOPS

In keeping with my Government's commitment to abide by the will of the electorate as expressed on Monday's referendum, it has now become necessary to effect the closure of all web-shop gaming operations in The Bahamas.

Accordingly, all offending web-shop owners and o...

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January 30, 2013
'Christie must keep his word and close web shops'

PRIME MINISTER Perry Christie must keep his word and carry out the mandate of the Bahamian people by closing all web shops and gaming houses, Christian Council President Ranford Patterson said yesterday.

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January 19, 2013
Govt maintains position on temporary web shop shutdown

Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe maintained yesterday that web shops would be closed temporarily if the January 28 referendum passes, despite comments from 'Vote Yes' campaign spokeswoman Theresa Moxey-Ingraham to the contrary.
However, Wilchcombe said the government would work to make the period of closure as short as possible to minimize losses and interruption in business.
In December, Wilch...

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Galanis: Web Shops Are Legal
January 30, 2013
Galanis: Web Shops Are Legal

Vote "Yes" coordinator Phillip Galanis said yesterday web shops are legal entities and should remain open despite Bahamians' overwhelming "no" vote in Monday's gaming referendum.

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September 22, 2014
New day for web shops

A leading accountant has stressed the proposed economic benefits of regularizing the country's web shop industry, arguing that it will "grow the economy immensely".
During an interview with NB12, HLB Galanis & Co. Managing Partner Philip Galanis welcomed the opportunities for investment and employment following the passage of the 2014 Gaming Bill, which will regulate and tax the country's web shop...

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March 03, 2014
Tourism leaders say tax web shops

Tourism industry leaders intend to present a five-point 'smart tax plan' to the government, which will include a recommendation that the government tax web shops as part of efforts to improve its revenue.
Specifically, the plan will call for legislation to "regulate and tax web shop numbers".
The Nassau Guardian confirmed that tourism industry leaders also intend to recommend to the government tha...

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