Prime Minister Perry Gladstone Christie said the Bahamian people must decide whether or not to create a national lottery in The Bahamas.
After the Counsellors’ lame attempt to justify the legalization of the numbers industry was smartly refuted, a new lobbyist group is making their own ridiculous claims.
Despite illegal gambling being an indictable offence in The Bahamas the business continues to flourish.
In a bit of pro-web shop propaganda published in the local papers, The Counsellors almost appear to be responding to a Bahamas B2B blog post about the National Lottery.
Perry Christie’s comments in Parliament have put the lie to the PLP’s slogan, “Bahamians First” as the discrimination against casino gambling by Bahamians in their own country will continue.
The Bahamas Christian Council reiterated its opposition to gambling and intends to fight against it if the referendum promised by the PLP is held.
Although temporarily halted due to legal tugs of war between the operators, major gambling establishments are on the horizon and present formidable competition to the Bahamas.
Bahamas-based numbers racketeer, Craig Flowers, and BISX-listed Bank of the Bahamas International, were both separately approached to rescue a failed Turks & Caicos Island bank that desperately needed a $27 million cash infusion to stay afloat.
Three men were charged in connection with an armed robbery at a popular web cafe in southwestern New Providence.