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FNM: Abandon Jan. Gambling Vote
November 20, 2012
FNM: Abandon Jan. Gambling Vote

Free National Movement Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday called on Prime Minister Perry Christie to abandon the upcoming gambling referendum and put off the poll for potentially more than a year, claiming the issue is being forced on the Bahamian people in the absence of unbiased information.

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Laing Denies PM's Claims On Web Shops
November 16, 2012
Laing Denies PM's Claims On Web Shops

Former Minister of State for Finance Zhivargo Laing yesterday denied that the Ingraham administration knowingly issued business licenses and accepted national insurance contributions from web-based businesses acting as number operations.

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November 15, 2012
Legalized Gaming 'No Economic Value'

Top business leaders are questioning the economic value of legalized gambling and web shops, but arguing that the "underground industry" must be regulated to keep such behavior in check.

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Minnis Congratulates PM For Delaying Referendum
November 15, 2012
Minnis Congratulates PM For Delaying Referendum

Opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday congratulated the Prime Minister for "bowing" to the concerns of Bahamians and moving closer to the position of the Free National Movement by postponing the gaming referendum until next year.

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Unruly Behaviour Breaks Out In Parliament
November 15, 2012
Unruly Behaviour Breaks Out In Parliament

The House of Assembly's proceedings were marred by several unruly outbursts from the Opposition benches yesterday as Bahamians eagerly awaited Prime Minister Perry Christie's latest information on the referendum, which has now been delayed to January 28.

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November 13, 2012
Flip-flopping =And Dissembling: Christie's Credibility Collapses

In the debate on gambling we have a prime minister more engaged in zero-sum game-playing biased towards special interests rather than an open, straightforward approach that would benefit the majority of Bahamians.

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November 09, 2012
Why aren't Prominent PLP Evangelical Leaders Speaking out Against Legalizing Gambling

Dear Editor,

Several months ago I listened with keen interest to a recorded sermon that was preached many years ago by the late American Baptist preacher Dr. Adrian Rogers on gambling. Like many of our Christian leaders in The Bahamas, I had struggled to find just one verse in the Bible that could be used against gambling. Thanks to Dr. Rogers, however, I finally have one.

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November 05, 2012
Former PLP MPs Have Concerns On Referendum

Two former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MPs have raised concerns on the heels of Prime Minister Perry Christie's recent communication on the upcoming gambling referendum.

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PM Christie announced webshop licenses start at 1 Million
November 02, 2012
PM Christie announced webshop licenses start at $1 Million

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(Nassau, Bahamas) Gambling legalization for web shop gaming owners will finalize a new source of Government revenue and will facilitate new areas for local employment. Prime Minister Christie stated that a license fee, in an amount to be determined but certainly not less than $1 Million coupled with a performance bond would be required to be put up upon t...

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Gambling Referendum To Be Held December 3
November 02, 2012
Gambling Referendum To Be Held December 3

Prime Minister Perry Christie said the referendum on web shop gaming will be held on December 3.

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