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Fourth illegal gambling raid on IPL in Goa

Following three earlier raids in the State, the Calangute police on Saturday conducted a fourth and arrested five persons allegedly involved in betting during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Chennai Super Kings and Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Goa seeks the return of Russian tourists

Goa seeks the return of Russian tourists

The state government of Goa is seeking the return of Russian tourists to both its hotels and casinos as a measure to revive the local economy in the wake of the Covid-19 downturn.
Offshore casinos allowed to remain on River Mandovi

Offshore casinos allowed to remain on River Mandovi to end of March 2021

The state government of Goa has extended permission for its offshore casinos to remain on the River Mandovi until March 31, 2021. There are six...

Goa chief minister signals go slow approach on revised casino rules

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has indicated that he intends to move slowly on issuing a revised set of rules for the state’s casinos,...

Goa offshore casinos given six more months on Mandovi River

Unable to resolve any alternative location, the Goa state cabinet has decided to give the half dozen offshore casinos another six months to remain...

Goa shuts down all casinos until the end of March

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has ordered that all of the state’s casinos be shut down through the end of March as a measure...

Goa Ports Minister pitches for expansion of legalized gambling

Goa Ports Minister Michael Lobo has made even clearer his view that casino gambling is a benefit to the state in terms of revenue...

Hostage incident at Goa casino

A group of about forty men reportedly entered a casino in Goa in the early morning hours and allegedly threatened the staff and guests,...

Goa ports minister argues for looser casino entry ban

Goa Ports Minister Michael Lobo argued this weekend that the new ban on local Goans entering casinos should be interpreted more loosely as a...

Goa bans locals from casino gambling

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant announced on Thursday that all residents of Goa will be banned from placing bets in Goa's onshore and offshore...

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