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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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August 20, 2012
Most MPs Quiet On Gambling Position

Ten of the 38 members of Parliament have revealed they intend to vote 'yes' to legalized gambling in the upcoming referendum; three said they will vote 'no' and 24 said they were undecided or declined to state their positions publicly.

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December 06, 2010
Several armed robberies, shootings over weekend

The first weekend in December was plagued with armed robberies and several shooting incidents.
According to police reports, at about 2:30 in the afternoon on Friday Flamingo Web Cafe, located on Amos Ferguson Street and Poinciana Avenue, was robbed of an undetermined amount of cash. One of the store's customers was also robbed.
According to police, two men armed with handguns, one of whom was wea...

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December 07, 2010
Supermarket targeted in weekend armed robberies

Six armed robberies took place between Friday and Saturday afternoon, with Cost Right supermarket at the Town Centre Mall targeted by three men armed with "high powered weapons", and two Nassau web shops also hit.

Four men have been taken in for questioning in connection with two separate incidents, but up to press time last night, police were still on the lookout for those responsible in four ...

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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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April 11, 2013
Lawyers file web shop appeals

Attorneys representing web shop operators have appealed Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett's decision to discharge a conservatory order that had protected their clients' operations from police interference.
They charged in their appeals filed on Tuesday that he erred in his judgement.
Attorney Wayne Munroe also filed a request for a stay of execution of Sir Michael's ruling pending the determinatio...

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December 28, 2011
Robbery suspect accused of shooting at police officers

Alex Williams, 32, of Union Village, has been charged with the December 23 armed robbery of Bahama Dream Web Cafe on Mackey Street.
Williams is accused of the possession of an Austria Glock .45 pistol and five bullets.  Police allegedly found the gun when they searched a Chevy Tahoe near Kemp Road a short time after the robbery.
Police allege that he fired at two officers -- Corporal 62 Harri...

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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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