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Gaming Act
GAMING [CH.388 – 1



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[Original Service 2001] STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

GAMING
CHAPTER 388

GAMING

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

SECTION

1. Short title.
2. Security given for money, &c., won by gaming, or for repayment of money lent for

gaming void.




GAMING [CH.388 – 3



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[Original Service 2001] STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

CHAPTER 388

GAMING
An Act for the better preventing of excessive and

deceitful gaming.
A.D. 1710

1. This Act may be cited as the Gaming Act.
2. All notes, bills, bonds, judgments, mortgages or

other securities or conveyances whatsoever given granted
drawn or entered into or executed by any person or persons
whatsoever where the whole or any part of the
consideration of such conveyances or securities shall be for
any money or other valuable thing whatsoever won by
gaming or playing at cards, dice, table-tennis, bowls or
other game, or games whatsoever or by betting on the sides
or hands of such as do game at any of the games aforesaid
or for the reimbursing or repaying any money knowingly
lent or advanced for such gaming or betting as aforesaid or
lent or advanced at the time and place of such play to any
person or persons so gaming or betting as aforesaid or that
shall, during such play [so play] or bett shall be utterly
void frustrate and of none effect to all intents and purposes
whatsoever any statute law or usage to the contrary thereof
in any wise notwithstanding …….

9 Anne c. 14
extended by 2 of
1799

Short title.

Security given
for money, &c.,
won by gaming,
or for repayment
of money lent for
gaming void.