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House Communication on Referendum on Web Cafe Gaming by Prime Minister
November 05, 2012
House Communication on Referendum on Web Cafe Gaming by Prime Minister

The Bahamian people are aware from previous public pronouncements made by me, including my Communication to this Honourable House on the 8th August, that it has always been the intention of my Government to proceed with a national referendum on the subject of so-called web-café or web shop gaming after the bye-election in North Abaco would have run its course.

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September 09, 2011
Fourth man charged in connection with armed robbery of web cafe

By TANEKA THOMPSON

Deputy Chief Reporter

tthompson@tribunemedia.net

A FOURTH suspect was charged in connection with the armed robbery of the Island Luck Web Cafe yesterday.

Kermit Evans, also known as Amos Evans, limped into Court 8 at Bank Lane with his right arm in a cast and sling.

He was charged with eight counts of armed robbery and three counts of intent to endanger the lives of three p...

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Three Charged With Armed Robbery of Web Cafe
September 05, 2011
Three Charged With Armed Robbery of Web Cafe

THREE men were arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery at a popular web cafe in southwestern New Providence.

Shakatoure Thompson, 31, Tamico Bannister, 22, and Orlando Wimms, 27, appeared before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez accused of the Island Luck Webcafe armed robbery that occurred Thursday, September 1.

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December 30, 2010
You can't have my Asue draw

This article was first published on May 27, 2010.

Ingraham seems stuck between two painful alternatives: a) shut down the web cafes and drive numbers underground, which will anger thousands and deny the government an opportunity to gain taxation revenue it desperately needs; b) legalize and regulate numbers, but be condemned in pulpits across the nation. OK, there’s a painless third: Do no...

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March 31, 2016
Chances looks to expand premises

Raymond Culmer's Jarol Investments Ltd. - trading as Chances Games - has applied for new gaming house premises, but since the gaming house zoning regulations under review have yet to be made public, it is unclear how objectors can be expected to provide the feedback requested in the Gaming Board notice.

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National Address by National Security Minister Bernard J. Nottage on The Referemdum
January 03, 2013
National Address by National Security Minister Bernard J. Nottage on The Referemdum

My Fellow Bahamians, Good Evening;

In its Charter for Governance the Progressive Liberal Party committed that within its first 100 days in government it would provide details for a referendum on a National Lottery and gambling in The Bahamas.

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December 11, 2013
Acklins religious community opposes web shops on island

Religious and community leaders in Acklins have voiced their displeasure at the emergence of web shops on the island...

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November 18, 2015
Govt plotting zoning for gaming houses

Tourism Minister Obie Wilchcombe, who has Cabinet responsibility for the newly-regulated gaming sector, was due to meet last night with the Gaming Board to discuss zoning regulations intended to curb the proliferation of gaming house locations primarily in residential areas, school zones and near churches.

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April 08, 2015
Nine companies apply for gaming licenses

Nine companies have applied for licenses under the new Gaming Act 2014, including companies owned by Craig Flowers and Sebas Bastian, two of the leading proponents of the formerly outlawed web shop gaming industry, and while objections and comments on the applications are allowed, the Gaming Board insists it is not accepting objections on moral grounds.

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January 23, 2013
The prime minister should muzzle Bradley Roberts

Dear Editor,
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts should be muzzled by PLP Leader and PM Perry G. Christie for publicly urging Bahamians to vote yes in the referendum on legalizing web cafes. He had declared that he was speaking on behalf of the PLP.

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