Panaji: The coastal state would be hosting
the `World Gaming Festival` (WGF) between September 23 and 26
at Casino Royale, one of the off-shore gaming ship anchored in
Panaji city waters.
The organisers said that 600 players will compete in five
skill-based games -- Black Jack, Roulette, Poker, Baccarat and
Indian Flush on the off-shore vessel, which is tagged as
India`s largest live gaming casino.
"It`s for the very first time that a competition of this
nature will be held in India and around the world," the
They added that ever since the fest was announced, there
has been a flooding of entries.
Percept Ltd and Delta Corp Ltd jointly own the
Intellectual Property of WGF and according to organisers, the
prize money worth Rs five crore is at stake in the tournament.
"The winner will be awarded the tournament prize money
after deducting all the applicable state and government
taxes," the spokesman said.
"Casino Royale will provide an array of attractions for
the participants at the festival, including an international
Jazz band, award winning violinists and Saxophonists, Spanish
dance performances, live commentators and some of the latest
innovative entertainment acts," he said.
The entire participation process is documented and
monitored from the registration till the end of the festival.