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August 15, 2012
Ministers Wrap Up Final Session Of House Of Assembly

Tribute to the late Hon. Charles Maynard - Homage paid to Bahamian Olympic Team

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April 08, 2015
Nine companies apply for gaming licenses

Nine companies have applied for licenses under the new Gaming Act 2014, including companies owned by Craig Flowers and Sebas Bastian, two of the leading proponents of the formerly outlawed web shop gaming industry, and while objections and comments on the applications are allowed, the Gaming Board insists it is not accepting objections on moral grounds.

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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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Government To Abide By Court Order
January 31, 2013
Government To Abide By Court Order

The Government of the Bahamas and the police will not be taking any action against the patrons and operators of local "web shops" pending the outcome of a "conservatory order" filed by attorney Wayne Munroe.

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November 23, 2012
FNM MP Votes With PLP On Referendum Bill

The Constitutional Referendum Amendment Bill passed in the House of Assembly last night with the support of the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and one member of the opposition Free National Movement (FNM).
South Abaco FNM MP Edison Key voted with the PLP on the bill.

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December 11, 2013
Acklins religious community opposes web shops on island

Religious and community leaders in Acklins have voiced their displeasure at the emergence of web shops on the island...

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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 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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