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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 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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May 06, 2020
Gaming house patrons eager to try their luck again

Island Luck Web Cafe opened several of its gaming houses to customers throughout New Providence yesterday, after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis lifted restrictions for some businesses that can offer curbside and delivery services. AHVIA J. CAMPBELLThe reopening of gaming houses with curbside service yesterday provided relief for some furloughed Bahamians, who said after being unable to earn mone...

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April 18, 2013
Police free to act on web shops

Courts in The Bahamas have no authority to block police from taking action if they deem anyone is carrying out an illegal activity, Court of Appeal President Anita Allen said yesterday.
Allen made the statement before the appellate court rejected a bid by two prominent attorneys to stay a recent ruling of Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett as it relates to web shops.
Sir Michael lifted a conservato...

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May 13, 2013
Web shop gaming 'not caught' by act

Attorney Wayne Munroe, who represents a group of web shop operators, claims that his clients' gaming operations, which consist of the 'Pick 3' and 'Pick 4' games, are not covered by the Lotteries and Gaming Act.
Munroe filed his clients' statement of claim in the Supreme Court recently.
"Insofar as persons access sites outside of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas to place a wager on the outcome of t...

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September 04, 2012
Requirements For Legalized Gambling

Dear Editor,

The Perry Christie-led government has reiterated its wish to move forward in the referendum on a nation lottery and web cafe gaming.

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March 04, 2013
Lawyer: Bid to fight injunction to cause extensive delay in case

NumbersS boss lawyer Wayne Munroe is concerned that the government's attempt to fight an injunction keeping web shops open could cause an extensive delay in the outcome of the case.

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Bradley B Roberts Address PLP Womens Branch Jan 20th 2013
January 21, 2013
Bradley B Roberts Address PLP Womens Branch Jan 20th 2013

Madam Chair Mrs Komolafe;

Executive Officers;
Branch members, ladies and gentlemen, a pleasant good afternoon

I am delighted to join you in your first meeting of 2013, a year that holds great promise for all the peoples of the Bahamas with a Progressive Liberal Party Government headed by our fired up Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry Gladstone Christie and the addition of new generation lea...

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