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January 03, 2013
National Address on Gambling Referendum Reveals the Two Questions

National Address on a Referendum to ascertain Bahamian support for the regulation and taxation of Web Shop Gaming and the establishment of a National Lottery †The Hon. Dr. Bernard J. Nottage, MP, Minister of National Security † 2nd January 2013 (on ZNS television)...

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Pastors Want Web Shops Taxed
December 19, 2012
Pastors Want Web Shops Taxed

Several prominent pastors intend to make a public push for the regularization of the numbers business and are expected to meet with Prime Minister Perry Christie today, The Nassau Guardian understands.

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December 10, 2012
Speech by Garden Hills MP at Stalwart's Luncheon

Itís nice to be home again!
Moderator, Head Table, National Chairman, Secretary General, Staff, Distinguished Honorees, etc, etc We are here today to demonstrate in a tangible way our appreciation to our distinguished Stalwart Councilors and the Major Team of the constituency of Garden Hills.

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November 27, 2012
Christie's And Minnis' Shared Failure On Gambling

The performances of the prime minister and the leader of the opposition are severely wanting on the range of issues related to gambling. Perry Christie's performance has been abysmal. Dr. Hubert Minnis has been wrong-footed, wobbly and confusing.

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Web Shops Up Ante On Prizes
November 23, 2012
Web Shops Up Ante On Prizes

Underground gambling firms are upping the ante when it comes to jackpot prizes. In the lead up to a nationwide referendum on the legalization of gambling, at least two of the big five companies are offering houses as part of a "grand prize".

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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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November 20, 2012
Flip-flopping Christie Flips And Flops - Again!

In the embarrassing climb-down that is his most recent flip-flop on gambling, the prime minister desperately sought to make a virtue out of his incompetence and bungling, and that his government likely lacked the legal authority to proceed with a vote that it probably would have lost: "I am a prime minister who listens.

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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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