A major gaming company in Las Vegas has reached an agreement with Atlantis to provide mobile gambling throughout the resort campus by as early as next week.
A proposed new gaming law would allow local casino operators to facilitate online and mobile gambling, but the gaming mafia are not happy with the compromise, calling it “discriminatory”.
If the cafes are indeed illegal and if indeed there is proof that lotteries are being conducted, why arrest the poor plebeians who can not defend themselves in court, while the kingpins ride by in their Mercedes?
Casino gambling in the Caribbean is mainly a tool to enhance the tourism product for existing visitors, complement the tourism experience with additional activities and to induce increased tourism and related revenue.
Like Pontius Pilate on that fateful day, Prime Minister Perry Christie and Security Minister Bernard Nottage have washed their hands of the web shop controversy.
Commissioner of Police Ellison Greenslade refused to say whether police will shut down web shop gaming in The Bahamas.
Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett removed a conservatory order which prevented government or police from shutting down gaming operations.
Members of Citizens For Justice are urging operators to shut down web shops immediately and operate legitimate businesses for the sake of their workers and the restoration of law and order in our nation.
After hearing arguments from both sides the chief justice deferred ruling on whether or not to lift the injunction against law enforcement which prevents them from taking action against illegal activity of web shops.