Tuesday, June 18, 2019

India

GSM demands apology over controversial pro-casino remarks

Political party Goa Suraksha Manch (GSM) has given the chief minister 10 days to withdraw his controversial statement that casinos are an important part...

Gamepind to rebrand, raise US$30 million for expansion

Alibaba-backed real money gaming venture Gamepind has announced it is rebranding itself as FirstGames, and is looking to raise US$30 million to expand its...

Casinos are important for tourism: Goa CM

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has defended the use of casino footage in a Goa tourism promotional video, saying that casinos are important for...

Decision to be made soon on gaming commission, new casino policy

The appointment of a gaming commission for Goa’s casino industry and the accompanying new casino policy are now in the final stages of consideration,...

Panaji legislator discusses removal of offshore casinos with Goa CM

Newly elected Panaji legislator has received assurances from Goa’s newly appointed chief minister that the offshore casinos in the River Mandovi will be removed....

PIL filed in Delhi High Court against illegal gambling

Indian social activist and chartered accountant Avinash Mehrotra has filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) at the Delhi High Court seeking an end to...

Goa’s major parties launch a full offensive against offshore casinos

All of Goa’s major political parties have taken a stance against offshore casinos in the River Mandovi, demanding they shut down and/ or remove...

Casino operators yet to supply information related to laundering probe

Casino operators in Goa have gone silent after being asked by the government to supply information related to their possible involvement in an international...

Big Daddy begins operations in Goa

GoldenGlobe Hotels has begun operations in a new offshore vessel, MV Lucky Seven, that will house the Big Daddy casino at the Mandovi River in Goa, GLaws reports.

Illegal betting kingpins arrested on Sunday

India’s authorities have arrested two top-bosses of an international betting syndicate, said to have handled INR 3,000 crore (US$432.4 million) in betting transactions to...

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