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Regulation seen cutting illegal gambling, boosting state revenue

Popular Indian politician, Shashi Tharoor, a member of the main opposition Congress Party, stirred the political pot earlier this year by introducing a private...

Delta Corp to pick up 25 percent stake in JCML

India casino operator Delta Corp has announced it is investing $10 million into Essel Group’s cruise liner business, which will allow it get to...

Goa offshore casinos given another extension

With the state government yet to draft a policy to regulate the casino industry, the state cabinet on Friday granted offshore casinos another six...

Private member’s bill sparks online gambling debate

A private member’s bill recently introduced in parliament is expected to give fresh impetus to the debate on legalizing online gaming and sports betting...

Tiger Palace opens to VIP gaming

Silver Heritage’s Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal has opened up to VIP gaming with three new rooms catering to high rollers. The 4,500 square feet...

Sri Lanka to double casino fees

Sri Lanka will raise an annual licence fee for casinos from 200 million to 400 million rupees, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera was cited as...

Steadview eyeing $100m investment in Dream11

Hong Kong-based hedge fund Steadview Capital Management is reportedly considering an investment of more than $100 million in Indian online company Dream11, which would...

Rummy for stakes considered gambling in Kerala

The Kerala High Court has maintained the ruling that playing rummy for stakes is considered gambling and thus an offense under the Kerala Gaming...

Manipur government to reintroduce lottery to the state

The Deputy Chief Minister of Manipur, Yumnam Joykumar on Thursday announced that the state plans to reintroduce lottery, which is expected to bolster state...

GST Council to decide on uniform tax rate for lotteries

A state ministerial panel set up to review the tax rate on lottery has recommended setting a standard GST rate for all lottery of...

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