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Christie Says No Report From Experts
November 07, 2012
Christie Says No Report From Experts

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday he is "wrestling" with the decision not to include a national lottery in the highly anticipated gaming referendum.

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November 05, 2012
Former PLP MPs Have Concerns On Referendum

Two former Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) MPs have raised concerns on the heels of Prime Minister Perry Christie's recent communication on the upcoming gambling referendum.

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PM Christie announced webshop licenses start at 1 Million
November 02, 2012
PM Christie announced webshop licenses start at $1 Million

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...

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October 03, 2012
Las Vegas Trip For Government Officials Over Gambling Vote

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.

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Presence Of UK Lottery Consultants Questioned
August 24, 2012
Presence Of UK Lottery Consultants Questioned

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.

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August 21, 2012
Is the PLP playing a numbers game

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...

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Most MP's quiet on gambling position
August 20, 2012
Most MP's quiet on gambling position

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...

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August 20, 2012
Most MPs Quiet On Gambling Position

Ten of the 38 members of Parliament have revealed 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.

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August 17, 2012
Government To Hold Referendum On Gambling

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.

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August 16, 2012
Bahamas Government to hold Referendum on Gambling

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...

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