Topic: gambling

3 years ago

Is Baha Mar A Foolish Investment?

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Is Baha Mar A Foolish Investment?

Virtually every serious study that has ever been done of the economic impacts of casinos shows that their costs far exceed their benefits and that they are a poor use of precious land.

4 years ago

Gambling – Creating A Future Problem?

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Gambling – Creating A Future Problem?

Just as we have, Dr Munroe must also have had cause for concern about how gambling money could possibly corrupt a system. Hence his insistence on a well regulated national lottery with the closure of all webshops.

4 years ago

PLP MP Questions Projected Web Shop Revenue

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PLP MP Questions Projected Web Shop Revenue

The government’s projected revenue forecast of $12 million from taxing web shops only plays into the narrative that it is paying back web shop bosses, Fort Charlotte MP Dr. Andre Rollins said yesterday.

4 years ago

Webshop Licences – Heading For A Collision

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Webshop Licences – Heading For A Collision

As Yogi Berra said, “It’s like deja-vu, all over again”, as the PLP gets set to repeat the mistakes of the drug-fueled 1980s, when they basically legalized criminality… and we are still suffering the consequences of that.

4 years ago

Banks Concerned Over Web Shop’s Dirty Money

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Banks Concerned Over Web Shop’s Dirty Money

“Dire consequences” for the financial sector and the Bahamian economy could result from a perception among international agencies monitoring issues of money-laundering and terrorist financing that The Bahamas is being “lax” in its handling of web shops.

4 years ago

Former PLP Minister: ‘Christie Should Resign’

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Former PLP Minister:  ‘Christie Should Resign’

Former PLP minister A. Loftus Roker says that the current group of PLP politicians is an indisciplined and disorganized bunch, and Perry Christie should resign for his million-dollar mistake in bringing the January 2013 gambling referendum to the public.

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