Topic: gambling

5 years ago

PLP Government: Powerless or Corrupt

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PLP Government: Powerless or Corrupt

A Year after the referendum, every number shop is still in business. In fact, more have been opened since the election. So in essence the government is either powerless to shut them down or simply corrupt.

5 years ago

Wilchcombe Still Lobbying for Web Shop Gangsters

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Wilchcombe Still Lobbying for Web Shop Gangsters

Obie Wilchcombe, Minister responsible for gaming, is apparently trying to convince church leaders to ignore the Bahamian people’s rejection of web shop gaming, presumably so the PLP can live up to the promises made to the gangsters before the last election.

5 years ago

Let’s Not Gamble Away Our Future

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The legalization of the numbers business is not a constitutional question. Legalization simply required action by parliament. Instead the government sought cover through a referendum process that proved costly and inept.

5 years ago

Gambling: Legalise and TAX it

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If Mr Christie is looking for a scapegoat, he need look no further than his Attorney General’s office, who could not get the correct wording on the ballot. The ballot paper asked if one wanted to regulate gambling. But you cannot “regulate” an illegal act.

5 years ago

Cut The Crap Over Gaming For Bahamians

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In all of this running on by some in government about “fairness for Bahamians in gaming”, the country must not forget that this government planned to deal very dirty with the numbers business if the Bahamian people had voted “yes” in January’s shambolic Gaming Poll.

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