While government employees and government bills remain unpaid, we taxpayers have reportedly paid out almost $1.5 million for the government’s two most recent sets of smoke and mirrors – their NIB report and their shambolic Gaming Bill.
Mr Mitchell is a Harvard educated lawyer. He needs to start acting like one and stop pandering to the xenophobes that are ruining this country.
Any proposed gaming legislation presented to Parliament should ensure “fair play” for Bahamians, FNM Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis said.
Wayne Munroe is starting to sound like Chicken Little. Every day, the disingenuous attorney, legal hack for the web shop boys, has some new threat about how the sky will fall if his clients can’t continue their illegal businesses.
Web shop attorney Wayne Munroe warns that if web shop operators are shut down… “I don’t think people understand how much trouble we are looking at”.
Attorney Wayne Munroe is warning the police that it would be a gamble for them to try to raid web shops before he finishes his legal shenanigans.
The proposed new Gaming Bill would allow work permit holders, permanent residents, and people in authorised jurisdictions outside the Bahamas to gamble online but prohibits Bahamian citizens from gambling.
The Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association supports the modernization of the nation’s Gaming Act and regulations to restore the destination’s global standing and competitiveness.
The proposed gaming law would allow local casinos to offer guests online and mobile gambling, but only tourists from countries that allow online gambling would be able to take part in Internet gaming at hotels.