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Local operators criticise new bill for locals ban, fees

Nepal has proposed new regulations to tighten oversight of its casinos, just five years after passing legislation to govern the sector, though some local operators have expressed disappointment at a ban on locals and high fees.

Sugal & Damani Group launches Khel Group platform

Indian gaming company Sugal & Damani Group has announced the launch of a new fantasy sports website, KhelChamps, local media reports. The fantasy sports site...

Zen Cruises to launch in April with casinos

Essel Group-backed Zen Cruises Private Limited has confirmed that they would be starting their first premium brand of leisure cruises with a fully equipped casino under the brand name ‘Jalesh Cruises’ from April 2019 onwards, GLaws reports.

Concessions, online crackdowns and technology seen as 2019 themes

The new year is getting underway against a backdrop of political and economic uncertainty across the globe. The U.S. government shutdown due to a...

Delta Corp Q3 results healthy, but share price slips 2 pct

India’s largest casino operator, Delta Corp saw its share price slip 2 percent, despite posting robust profit and revenue growth in 18Q3. Profit for...

Goa government to discuss gaming cluster proposal

In a draft tourism policy prepared by the Goa government, existing offshore casinos would be moved into a newly created international gaming cluster, Glaws...

India MP calls for sports integrity bill, legal online sports betting

A senior Indian politician has introduced a Private Member’s Bill in the Lower House of Parliament aimed at improving integrity in sports and calling for regulation of online sports betting.

Kerala opposes plans to hike state lottery GST

The Kerala government has opposed the Finance Ministry’s plan to increase GST tax rates for lottery to 28 percent from the current 12 percent...

Nepal bill ban concerns tourism industry

Nepal has banned the use of large denomination Indian currency notes in a move which tourism officials say may be detrimental to the industry.

Police raid Mumbai online lottery centres

Police have raided seven online lottery centres in central Mumbai, arresting 11 for evading the Goods and Services Tax by issuing hand written tickets...

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