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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.

India lottery operators call for GST reform

India’s lottery operators are seeking urgent GST reforms, which they say have been “crippling” the industry with multiple issues.Mr. Kamlesh Vijay Group CEO of...

Panjim MLA reassures offshore casinos removal

With the deadline to moving Goa’s offshore casinos coming up, MLA Atanasio Monserrate has reiterated his promise to relocate the casinos out of the...

Dream 11 continues to attract investors

South African internet conglomerate Naspers is looking to buy a $100 million stake in online fantasy start-up Dream 11, local media reports. Following bumper earnings...

Offshore casinos won’t have trade licenses renewed

The City of Panaji has passed a resolution not to renew the trade licenses of its offshore casinos at the end of their term,...

Goa collected Rs 411 crore in FY18

Goa’s government collected around Rs 411 crore (US$53.8 million) in revenue from casinos in the 2018 financial year, according to Goa Chief Minister Pramod...
Goa, Casino Royale

Mandovi deadline looms as politicians wrangle

The fate of Goa’s floating casinos is still unclear as a deadline for their removal from the Mandovi River looms, with industry experts urging the government to proceed with caution when it comes to moving them to land.

Local entry ban for Goans to be finalized soon

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant has promised the legislative assembly on Wednesday that he will finalize a date to bar Goan from local casinos.“You...

Fantasy cricket start-up receives $4 mln in funding

Delhi-based online fantasy gaming platform BalleBaazi has successfully raised $4 million in Series A funding round from two private equity funds based out of...

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