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Tag: Laxmikant Parsekar

Winding river ahead for Goa’s sixth casino

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The Goan government has been ordered to activate a dormant sixth offshore casino licence following a court defeat, but in the wake of a hung parliament after elections this March, what does the future hold for the casinos on the Mandovi river?   It’s been far from plain sailing for Goa's sixth floating casino, however following a high court ruling Casino...

Possible Goa casino 
expansion could be torpedoed by demonetisation

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Off-shore casino gambling could be expanded in Goa, however, the state’s operators are struggling to stay afloat under the weight of ongoing demonetisation woes. In the coastal state of Goa, one of only three Indian states to permit some form of gambling, the state cabinet has moved to redefine the term “off-shore casino” in the Goa Gambling Act which it...

Goa could see a sixth casino on the Mandovi River

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Goa’s chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar has confirmed that he is considering the renewal of an offshore casino’s licence, but on the condition that the operator pays its outstanding fees including interest and penalties.   “We will not allow any more offshore casinos in the state, but out of the six offshore casino licences, one casino licence was not renewed due to...

Goa could see another offshore casino

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Goa chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar has suggested that a further offshore casino could be soon added to the fleet of five operational casinos in the Mandovi River off Panaji.   Parsekar said that renewing the licence of another non-operational offshore casino, formerly owned by a company operated by former Haryana home minister Gopal Kanda, would earn Goa Rs 50-60 crore (between E6.7...