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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...
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...
The Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) has won a major victory, albeit a Pyrrhic one, against the powerful numbers bosses and the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) government. Despite having a very deep war chest, the Vote Yes camp was unable to gain a yes vote on Referendum Day. Despite holding massive rallies featuring renown Bahamian artists and showering attendants with expensive gif...
PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts should be muzzled by PLP Leader and PM Perry G. Christie for publicly urging Bahamians to vote yes in the referendum on legalizing web cafes. He had declared that he was speaking on behalf of the PLP.
Madam Chair Mrs Komolafe;
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...
The biggest loser in a yes vote to "support the regulation and taxation of web shop gaming" will be the Bahamian people. It should be noted that while that is the language of the proposed referendum question, the issue is really whether to legalize what is currently a criminal enterprise.
My Fellow Bahamians, Good Evening;
In its Charter for Governance the Progressive Liberal Party committed that within its first 100 days in government it would provide details for a referendum on a National Lottery and gambling in The Bahamas.