Tag Archives: puducherry
- Goa’s chief minister pleads ignorance of private operator’s offer to berth casinos
July 20, 2016
The chief minister of the Indian state of Goa is pleading ignorance of a private company’s offer to provide a permanent home to the state’s shipboard casinos. Goa’s five floating casinos have until March 31, 2017 to find somewhere other than the Mandovi river to call home. Last week, a...
- Private group offers Goa’s five floating casinos a new permanent home
July 11, 2016
The five floating casinos in the Indian state of Goa could find a new permanent home after a private investor offered to establish a “special offshore casino zone.” In March, Goa’s state government bucked public pressure and controversially renewed the licenses of its floating casinos for a one-year period on...
- Goa chief minister won’t revoke casino licenses; Puducherry wants its own casino
July 8, 2016
The chief minister of the Indian state of Goa says he won’t authorize any more casinos but the ones currently in operation won’t be closed on his watch. On Friday, Laxmikant Parsekar (pictured) acknowledged that there was a large group of Goans who want to see their state’s casinos closed...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017