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Goa casinos to face fee hike; granted extension

2017-03-27

Fees for onshore and offshore casinos have been raised for the third year in a row, local media reports. The budget raised the fees for the renewal of

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Goa’s casinos get reprieve as AAP sinks in elections

2017-03-11

Casinos in the state of Goa may gain a reprieve after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which had vowed to close the properties, unexpectedly failed to garne

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Goa’s redrafted rules to undergo final review

2017-02-12

It is understood that Goa’s redrafted gaming laws will undergo a review from the Advocate General (AG) before it is brought into force, local media

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Goa BJP silent on casino issue

2017-01-31

While opposition parties have promised a clampdown on casinos in the state in the lead up to the election, the Goa BJP party has remained silent on th

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Goa casinos in cahoots with government: Kejriwal

2017-01-08

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accused Goa’s casinos of cheating the state government of Rs 4,000 crore (US$586.8 million) in tax revenues

India’s Election Committee calls for casino scrutiny

2016-12-15

  The Election Commission of India (ECI) has asked the Goa government to keep a strict watch on casinos to ensure they are not used to distribute mon

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Delhi chief minister vows to end casinos in Goa

2016-11-06

Populist Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has vowed to stop casinos in Goa, according to a video message to voter

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PIL filed against offshore casinos in Goa

2016-09-26

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the operation of offshore casinos in River Mandovi has been filed at the High Court of Bombay, local me

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Casinos are ‘fait accompli’ of government: Parrikar

2016-09-18

Union Defence Minister and former Chief Minister of Goa, Manohar Parrikar has ruled out the removal of casinos, saying they are 'fait accompli' of the

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Opposition party Congress wants referendum on casino

2016-09-13

The Congress in Goa has reportedly demanded an opinion poll on whether the state should continue to have casinos, local media reports. "The time has c

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Karnataka government in favor of casinos in coastal towns

2016-08-17

Karnataka’s tourism department is pushing a proposal that would allow offshore casinos in its coastal towns of Dakshina Kannada and Uttara Kannada,

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Mandovi River may see sixth casino

2016-08-09

The Goa state government has opened up the possibility of a sixth offshore casino on the River Mandovi, local media reports. In a statement made befor

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Stop the casino industry before it's too late: MLA

2016-07-27

Goa Congress MLA Pandurang Madkaikar has condemned the growing number of casinos in the state, calling on the government to put a stop to the casino i

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Puducherry Chief Minister to explore offshore casinos

2016-07-09

Newly appointed Puducherry Chief Minister, V Narayanasamy said there is a possibility that offshore casinos will be allowed in the region, emulating G

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PIL filed in Goa against new casino

2016-07-05

The high court of Bombay at Goa on Tuesday announced it had received a petition filed by NGO GenNext, objecting to an issuance of a casino licence to

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Goa to appoint gaming commissioner

2016-06-22

Goa, one of the three states in India that has legalised casino gaming, will name a Gaming Commissioner within the next two weeks, Intergame reports.

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Delta Corp gets license for new offshore casino in Goa

2016-06-14

Delta Corp has received a license to operate a new offshore casino at Mandovi River in Goa, local media reports. The new vessel, named Casino Caravela

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Shifting offshore casinos will hurt investor confidence: BJP

2016-05-23

Goa’s Ruling BJP said if offshore casinos were to be shifted arbitrarily from the River Mandovi, it would hurt investor confidence in the state, loc

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Goa has become the sin city of India; Congress president

2016-04-11

Goa Congress president Luizinho Faleiro has slammed the BJP government, saying casinos have made Goa the sin city of India, local media reports. Speak

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