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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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April 10, 2013
Web shops in limbo

Sir Michael said, "This is not a proper case for the court to exercise its discretion to restrain the police from discharging their duties as they consider it proper to do."
The Office of the Attorney General had asked the court to discharge the conservatory order granted by Isaacs.
Attorneys representing a group of web shop operators were seeking to have that order extended until the court rules ...

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April 04, 2013
Another Web Shop Seeks Court Protection

As seven web shops await Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett's decision on whether to extend a conservatory order that prevents police from shutting down their gaming operations, another web shop is seeking similar protection. Attorney Derek Ryan, who represents Bahama Dreams, said the web...

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April 03, 2013
AG prepared to prosecute web shops if order lifted

The Office of the Attorney General would prosecute web shop operators if Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett discharges an order that currently protects their businesses, and they fail to follow a directive to end gaming, according to Crown Counsel Loren Klein.
Klein told Sir Michael yesterday they would face "a plethora of offenses".
The AG's office is asking the court to discharge the conservatory...

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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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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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The Church After the Referendum
February 07, 2013
The Church After the Referendum

In light of the result of the recent gambling referendum result, a religious leader said the church has a three-fold responsibility in its mission to those in need -- a priestly mission which calls for prayer and leading in services on national occasions...

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Silence Over Referendum Is Broken
February 06, 2013
Silence Over Referendum Is Broken

Prime Minister Perry Christie has admitted that he was surprised with the outcome of the referendum which sought to legalise the numbers racket.

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February 02, 2013
PLP not fit to govern country

Dear Editor,

I never believed promises from some illegal numbers houses bosses that they would close down their illegal gaming operations if the people of The Bahamas voted against "regularizing" web shop gaming. They said they would close the numbers houses following a no vote only because they were confident that they had bought a yes vote. They have no shame in being seen to have lied to the...

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January 30, 2013
Impact of web shop closures unclear

As the country comes to grips with Monday's referendum result, opinions are mixed on whether the closing of web shops will have a major and lasting impact on the economy.
The "Vote Yes" campaign, strongly led by web shop owners and their employees, ran a platform emphasizing high employment numbers in the domestic gambling industry. Although the figure has never been unequivocally proven, it's sp...

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