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BAHAMAS INFORMATION SERVICES
(Nassau, Bahamas) Gambling legalization for web shop gaming owners will finalize a new source of Government revenue and will facilitate new areas for local employment. Prime Minister Christie stated that a license fee, in an amount to be determined but certainly not less than $1 Million coupled with a performance bond would be required to be put up upon t...
The government has sent a team of officials to Las Vegas to study the gaming laws and practices in place there, the minster responsible for gaming Obie Wilchcombe said yesterday.
Former Minister of State for Finance Zhivargo Laing yesterday questioned why the Christie administration has engaged consultants from the United Kingdom to advise the government on how a national lottery would work if it has no position on the issue.
There is considerable discussion on a national lottery and whether the numbers business should be legalized. Yet, a compelling issue has been given short shrift. It concerns whether most of the proceeds from this lucrative trade will be used for public purpose or private gain.
Bahamas Information Services (BIS) issued a story last week on Prime Minister Perry Christie's communication to the Hous...
Ten of the 38 members of Parliament have reveled they intend to vote yes to legalized gambling in the upcoming referendum; three said they will vote no and 24 said they were undecided or declined to state their positions publicly.
Retiring North Abaco MP Hubert Ingraham has previously stated that he would not waste his time voting in such a referendum, which he thinks should include a questi...
Nassau, The Bahamas - Prime Minister the Rt.
Hon. Perry Christie has stressed that the soon to be called referendum
on gambling will not extend to casinos.
During a Communication to the House of Assembly August 15, he confirmed
that the Government intends to hold a referendum on the issue of a
national lottery and/or web cafes...