Are Domestic Online Gambling Services Coming To India?

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While Indian online casinos and sportsbooks are already available through licensed offshore gambling sites, the federal government is considering legalizing and licensing domestic casinos and other online gambling sites soon. A new seven-member panel consisting of state ministers has been assigned to guide the gambling industry. The team will be responsible for developing regulatory practices to protect … Read more

Digital Rupee Casino Gambling Potential

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Recently India made headlines worldwide when the Central Bank of India announced that they were working on establishing a digital Rupee that will rival established cryptocurrencies for contactless transactions.  The announcement came from Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the union budget for 2022. Sitharamam stated that the digital currency will lead to more efficient … Read more

GOA Introduces New Covid Guidelines, Casinos Still At 50% Capacity

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The State of Goa has recently issued strict COVID guidelines for entering the state. The new procedures only allow fully vaccinated people with negative COVID tests within the last 72 hours of entry into the state.  In recent weeks Covid cases have been up ticking in Goa, and state officials are worried that public gatherings … Read more

New Casino Resort Construction In Goa Receives Provisional Approval

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Delta Corp has been granted a provisional approval to construct a new casino-style resort in Goa.  For those of you not familiar with Indian domestic casino gambling, Delta Corp. is India’s leading gaming operator with three floating casinos and three land-based casinos throughout Goa and Sikkim. Their floating casinos are currently located in the Mandovi … Read more

GOA Casinos Set To Open Post-Pandemic At 50% Capacity

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In March of 2020, Goa casinos were ordered to shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now state officials say that the six floating casinos and other resort-style casinos can open Nov. 1st but must follow the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP’s) issued by the home department.  Before the pandemic hit India, Goa’s domestic casinos were booming, averaging … Read more

India Online Poker Takes Off During Pandemic Lockdown

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Indian residents have been playing poker since the game was first invented in the 1800s; now residents have more options to win the pot than ever before with the rise in online poker play.  While gambling is illegal in most states across India, except for Goa, Sikkim, and Daman, players often turn to online services … Read more

Goa Casinos Offer Assistance To Fight Coronavirus

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Despite restrictions that order Goa’s casinos to stay closed during the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), some casinos have offered assistance to help fight the virus.  The Casino Pride group is known for its floating casinos, and several brick-and-mortar locations. Casino Pride has released a statement saying that they are supporting 25 Georgian nationals by providing them … Read more

Fern Kadamba Hotel Adds Casino In Goa

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The Goa state government has approved a new casino located at the Fern Kadamba Hotel despite an ongoing push to remove the floating casinos from the Mandovi River. The addition of the Fern Kadamba Hotel Casino brings the land-locked casino count to 9 within state borders.  For months Goa state officials have been trying to … Read more

Poker Tournaments Make Their Way To India

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Two big poker tournaments are currently scheduled to take place in the Indian state of Goa. The Baazi Poker Tour and the India Poker Championship will both take place in January at local Goa casinos. Both tournaments will allow online poker betting as well as live-action.   Baazi Poker Tour The Baazi Poker Tour is currently underway at Casino Pride … Read more

Playing Twenty-nine leads to multiple arrests at a Hospital in Bihar

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Over the weekend eight hospital employees were arrested for gambling on the job in Gaya. The eight employees were outed by a tipster that claimed there was an illegal gambling ring operating inside of a building in a construction zone. The incident took place in the state of Bihar, near the border of Nepal. Bihar … Read more