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Former Minister of State for Finance Zhivargo Laing yesterday questioned why the Christie administration has engaged consultants from the United Kingdom to advise the government on how a national lottery would work if it has no position on the issue.
There is considerable discussion on a national lottery and whether the numbers business should be legalized. Yet, a compelling issue has been given short shrift. It concerns whether most of the proceeds from this lucrative trade will be used for public purpose or private gain.
Bahamas Information Services (BIS) issued a story last week on Prime Minister Perry Christie's communication to the Hous...
Ten of the 38 members of Parliament have reveled 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.
Retiring North Abaco MP Hubert Ingraham has previously stated that he would not waste his time voting in such a referendum, which he thinks should include a questi...
Nassau, The Bahamas - Prime Minister the Rt.
Hon. Perry Christie has stressed that the soon to be called referendum
on gambling will not extend to casinos.
During a Communication to the House of Assembly August 15, he confirmed
that the Government intends to hold a referendum on the issue of a
national lottery and/or web cafes...
A National lottery referendum will be called following the upcoming by-election in Abaco this year, Prime Minister Perry Christie reiterated yesterday.
Tribute to the late Hon. Charles Maynard - Homage paid to Bahamian Olympic Team
The discussion surrounding the Bahamian gambling saga
has gathered more steam since the publication of part one of this article. Part
one had addressed the issue of gambling in The Bahamas, provided a brief
synopsis on the history of the gambling policy in our nation, presented the
arguments of the proponents and opponents of gambling by Bahamians in The
Bahamas and the hypocrisy regarding the gam...