Thursday, October 29, 2020

India

Sikkim/Goa casinos to open from Nov. 1

Delta Corp shares surged after it said its casino in Sikkim would reopen from Nov. 1, whilst casinos in Goa are also expected to reopen from the same date.

Casinos in Goa/Sikkim to reopen Nov. 1

Delta Corp shares surged after it said its casino in Sikkim would reopen from Nov. 1, whilst casinos in Goa are also expected to reopen from the same date.

Hyderabad police accuse Chinese online gambling firms of hardball tactics

The Hyderabad police report that Chinese companies engaged in illegal online betting have been diverting money to app-based financing firms which aggressively pursue defaulters.

Delta buys 45% of Casino Royale shipbuilder

Delta Corp said it agreed to buy 45 percent of the shipbuilder of its Casino Royale vessel to provide long-term strategic benefits in terms of ship maintenance and building requirements.

Sugal & Damani enters bidding for UK lottery

India's Sugal & Damani Group has entered the bidding for the UK Gambling Commission’s competition to select an operator for the UK National Lottery, the world's sixth largest by sales.
Puducherry government urges blanket ban on online gambling

Puducherry government urges blanket ban on online gambling

The Puducherry union territory government has urged the union government to ban online gaming platforms and mobile apps, describing it as a necessity to protect the mental health of vulnerable people.

Dream11 acquires AI-backed fantasy sports startup

Dream Sports, the parent company of fantasy sports platform and IPL 2020’s title sponsor Dream11 has acquired artificial intelligence (AI)-backed fantasy sports startup FanDuniya.

Dream11 beats legal challenge in Rajasthan

Prominent fantasy sports operator Dream11 has beaten another legal challenge in India, this time in the large northwestern state of Rajasthan. Once again, its services were protected by a ruling finding it to be a game of skill and not a game of chance.
Dream 11: Taking fantasy sport to the big leagues

Dream 11: Taking fantasy sport to the big leagues

Indian online fantasy start-up Dream 11 has quietly grown into one of the country’s biggest online gaming companies. Today, the company commands 90% of the Indian fantasy sports market with more than 90 million users - the highest number of registered users of any sports gaming platform in India. 

Goa aims to become one of the safest tourism destinations

Goa Tourism Policy 2020, approved by the state Cabinet this week, aims to make the state one of the safest tourism destinations in the world.

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