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Sheikh Hasina declares “zero tolerance” for illegal casinos and gamblers

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told the parliament of her country on Wednesday that her administration has “zero tolerance” for illegal casinos, and even for Bangladeshis who go abroad to gamble.

Sri Lanka tightens bans on sports betting and match fixing

In unanimously passing the bill Prevention of Offences Related to Sports on Monday, the government of Sri Lanka has not only confirmed its ban on sports betting within the country, but also prohibited its citizens from engaging in sports betting overseas as well.

India sports minister calls sports betting immoral and illegal

India’s Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has unequivocally stated his opposition to the legalization of sports betting, calling it immoral and illegal, local media reports. When...

New petition to ban card games to be heard Nov 28

The Delhi High Court has received a fresh petition seeking to ban all forms of online card games, including poker, terming them as a...
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Big Daddy promoter wins election seat

The promoter of Big Daddy casino in Goa, Gopal Kanda, has won a seat in the Haryana legislative assembly elections and has the distinction of being the first casino owner to have won an election in India.
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Villagers oppose casino relocation

Nerul villagers are opposing a plan to relocate Goa’s floating casinos to a site in Aguada Bay, local media reports.
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Slow progress seen in Asian online gaming regulation

Asian governments are expected to eventually regulate online gaming, though lack of legislation is still a major factor holding back potential.

Delta Corp profit up 22.7% in 19Q3

India casino operator Delta Corp saw its Q3 profit rise 22.7 percent year-on-year to 59.04 crores, due mainly to a reduction in tax expenses. The...
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India, Japan eyed as key emerging markets

Uncertainties caused by instability in Cambodia and the Philippines has prompted operators to search for new markets, with India and Japan top of the list.

Goa ports department seeks casino ship site

Goa’s Ports Department has been tasked with finding an alternative location for the state’s six floating casinos away from their current position in the Mandovi River, according to media reports.

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