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January 21, 2013
PLP Flip-Flops

Hours after Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) Chairman Bradley Roberts announced that the PLP is urging Bahamians to vote yes on the upcoming gambling referendum, he released a statement saying this is in fact not the party's position.

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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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April 02, 2013
AG tried to block web shop operations, affidavit alleges

The Office of the Attorney General sought to block the continued operations of web shops despite an order from Senior Supreme Court Justice Jon Isaacs in January to prevent a shutdown of the businesses, alleges an affidavit filed recently.
The affidavit filed by attorney Claude Hanna of Munroe & Associates said a group of web shop bosses faced significant delays in trying to get business licenses ...

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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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Grant, Fitzgerald Clash On Constitutional Referendum Bill
November 22, 2012
Grant, Fitzgerald Clash On Constitutional Referendum Bill

Branding the bill that would allow for the gambling referendum as a "payback bill", former Works Minister Neko Grant suggested in the House of Assembly yesterday that the government is reimbursing the numbers bosses for favors they did for the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) prior to the general election.

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No date in sight for web shop case
July 04, 2013
No date in sight for web shop case

More than five months after a gambling referendum failed, the substantive case on the matter has yet to be heard in the Supreme Court.

That trial is expected to determine whether web shops will be permitted to continue their gambling operations.

Attorney Wayne Munroe, who represents a group of web shops owners, said yesterday the Office of the Attorney General has yet to file a defense to hi...

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May 24, 2013
Web shops drop injunction appeal

A group of web shop owners has abandoned an appeal of Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett's refusal to grant an injunction in their case.
The injunction would have guaranteed their protection from police interference until a substantive case is heard.
Attorney Wayne Munroe, who represents the group, said he could not "credibly" make a case to the Court of Appeal that there is a need for an injunctio...

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May 15, 2013
Munroe sees silver lining in police action on web shops

After police conducted a search of several web shops in the East Bay Street area on Monday, attorney Wayne Munroe, who represents a group of web shop bosses, said yesterday that although his clients were annoyed by the action, it proved that police are not going to interfere with their operations while it is before the court.
"The one thing it does show is that legitimate business is carried on in...

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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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April 30, 2013
Amid Controversy, Casinos Focused on Getting Bill Passed

Baha Mar Senior Vice President Robert Sands said yesterday that while local casinos expect a revenue increase if permanent residents and work permit holders are allowed to gamble in casinos, there was no specific target on how much additional revenue operators expect from this new category of players.

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