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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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Lottery Referendum Will Follow North Abaco By-Election
August 16, 2012
Lottery Referendum Will Follow North Abaco By-Election

A National lottery referendum will be called following the upcoming by-election in Abaco this year, Prime Minister Perry Christie reiterated yesterday.

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July 26, 2012
The Bahamian Gambling Sage: Part 2

The discussion surrounding the Bahamian gambling saga
has gathered more steam since the publication of part one of this article. Part
one had addressed the issue of gambling in The Bahamas, provided a brief
synopsis on the history of the gambling policy in our nation, presented the
arguments of the proponents and opponents of gambling by Bahamians in The
Bahamas and the hypocrisy regarding the gam...

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December 28, 2011
Robbery suspect accused of shooting at police officers

Alex Williams, 32, of Union Village, has been charged with the December 23 armed robbery of Bahama Dream Web Cafe on Mackey Street.
Williams is accused of the possession of an Austria Glock .45 pistol and five bullets.  Police allegedly found the gun when they searched a Chevy Tahoe near Kemp Road a short time after the robbery.
Police allege that he fired at two officers -- Corporal 62 Harri...

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December 30, 2010
You can't have my Asue draw

This article was first published on May 27, 2010.

Ingraham seems stuck between two painful alternatives: a) shut down the web cafes and drive numbers underground, which will anger thousands and deny the government an opportunity to gain taxation revenue it desperately needs; b) legalize and regulate numbers, but be condemned in pulpits across the nation. OK, there’s a painless third: Do no...

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December 07, 2010
Supermarket targeted in weekend armed robberies

Six armed robberies took place between Friday and Saturday afternoon, with Cost Right supermarket at the Town Centre Mall targeted by three men armed with "high powered weapons", and two Nassau web shops also hit.

Four men have been taken in for questioning in connection with two separate incidents, but up to press time last night, police were still on the lookout for those responsible in four ...

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December 06, 2010
Several armed robberies, shootings over weekend

The first weekend in December was plagued with armed robberies and several shooting incidents.
According to police reports, at about 2:30 in the afternoon on Friday Flamingo Web Cafe, located on Amos Ferguson Street and Poinciana Avenue, was robbed of an undetermined amount of cash. One of the store's customers was also robbed.
According to police, two men armed with handguns, one of whom was wea...

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April 15, 2013
FNM Leader Calls for Police Action

FNM leader Hubert Minnis yesterday called for the immediate closure of illegal gambling and lottery operations, as law enforcement have more than enough justification to take action. Mr Minnis blasted police chief Ellison Greenslade and the government for “inordinate delay” following Chief Justice Michael Barnett’s...

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FNM Leader Calls For Police Action
April 15, 2013
FNM Leader Calls For Police Action

FNM leader Hubert Minnis yesterday called for the immediate closure of illegal gambling and lottery operations, as law enforcement have more than enough justification to take action.

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June 18, 2014
RBC (Bahamas) throws web shop plan into question

RBC (Bahamas) is the latest local bank to go on record as not being permitted to do business with web shops, whether they are regulated or unregulated, claiming that these establishments' entire business model ensures they fall into a "high risk" category regardless of legal regulatory status.
Signaling yet further issues for the government's plans to regularize and tax the web shops, a position p...

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