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Six daily newspapers in Maharashtra have been ordered by the High Court of Bombay to cease the publication of “matka numbers”.

Goa’s casinos are awaiting the results of elections that may be key to their future, as well as to broader efforts to push for further legalization of gambling across India.

Goa’s casinos are awaiting the results of elections that may be key to their future, as well as to broader efforts to push for further legalization of gambling across India. While previous administrations have threatened to close down the operations whilst in opposition, they have failed to follow through once in power. This time around there is another threat. An upstart political party that dominated elections in the capital area of New Delhi is expected to make a strong showing and threatens the future of the casinos.



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The acquisition of online rummy operator Ace2three by Delta Corp may not be going ahead, as the company focuses instead on bolstering the online rummy product of Adda52.

Chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar has put the decision on whether to renew the license for Goa’s sixth offshore casino in the hands of the new government.

The opposition Congress on Monday has vowed not to renew the liquor licenses of offshore casinos in Goa if voted to power in the elections next month.

Goa’s offshore casinos will not be affected by the latest rules set by the Supreme Court, banning the sale of liquor within 500 meters of state and national highways.

Mumbai-based Nazara Games says it will be investing $20 million over five years in esports, local media reports.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached the assets of N. Jayamurugan, an associate of Santiago Martin, in connection to a Sikkim lottery scam.

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 reports.

A third petition has been filed in the Gujarat High Court after a poker club was denied clearance by Surat police.

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