India’s bookies handle growing public demand for gambling

TAGs: Goa, India

India-Gambling-DemandCool video report here from the Beeb on India’s burgeoning interest in gambling, focusing on how the Indian punter, legally limited by the state to betting only on horses, is nonetheless finding ways to wager on things like cricket and football (not to mention poker). Also interesting is the rep from a Goa casino who reveals that despite the notion that the casinos were built to cater to a tourist crowd, “99.9%” of the casino traffic is homegrown. Seems those slumdogs really do want to be millionaires. Read more.


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