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Lawyers File in Web Shop Case
February 05, 2013
Lawyers File in Web Shop Case

Attorneys for web shop bosses yesterday filed documents in the Supreme Court in an effort to permanently prevent the government from shutting down their operations. Attorney Alfred Sears represents Kevin Knowles of Paradise Games.

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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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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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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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January 30, 2013
Bahamas Christian Council referendum victory is a Pyrrhic one

Dear Editor,
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...

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January 23, 2013
The prime minister should muzzle Bradley Roberts

Dear Editor,
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.

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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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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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January 08, 2013
For sake of country: Vote no on web shops

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.

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National Address by National Security Minister Bernard J. Nottage on The Referemdum
January 03, 2013
National Address by National Security Minister Bernard J. Nottage on The Referemdum

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.

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