Tag Archives: Laxmikant Parsekar
- Goa CM leaves decision to renew casino license to new gov’t
February 28, 2017
Laxmikant Parsekar has had enough of casinos. The Goa chief minister said that he is leaving the decision to renew the license of the sixth floating casino in Indian state to the new government. Golden Globe Hotels Private Ltd. (GGHPL) has been after the state government of Goa to renew...
- Goa chief hints at possible sixth Goa river casino
October 21, 2016
The Indian state of Goa may be getting its sixth river casino. In August, Goa Chief Minsiter Laxmikant Parsekar said he is considering renewing the license of one offshore casino if its operator pays its fees, including penalties and interest. That operator was Golden Globe Hotels Private Limited (GGHPL), which...
- Goa gov’t jacks up licensing fees for land-based casinos again
August 17, 2016
Brick-and-mortar casinos in Goa will have to pay more to operate in the small Indian state. The state government of Goa recently passed a legislation that hikes up—for the third year in a row—the license fees for land-based casinos. According to The Times of India, onshore casinos occupying up to...
- Goa may renew license of offshore casino only if fees are paid
August 11, 2016
Will Goa residents see a sixth casino on the Mandovi river soon? Laxmikant Parsekar, chief minister of the Indian state of Goa, is considering the renewal of one offshore casino’s license, but only if the operator pays its fees—penalties and interest included. The operator in question if the Golden Globe...
- Goa chief: Offshore casino ‘mess’ is Congress’ baby
April 18, 2016
Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar doesn’t like taking care of other politician’s “children.” Parsekar recently called out the Congress, which he said has made a “mess” of the offshore casinos situation in Goa, forcing him to deal with the issue himself. When prodded about why the Goa government was not...
- New casino to open in India’s Sikkim state soon
April 13, 2016
A new casino is set to join the two other existing gambling establishments in the Sikkim state in the next two or three months, GLaw.in reported. According to the news outlet, Delta Corp, the largest and only publicly traded gaming and hospitality company in India, has partnered with Hotel WelcomHeritage...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017