Goa MLA slams own government for allowing more casinos

The BJP-led government`s plans to allow five more casinos in Goa has found opposition from one of its own legislators.

PCB sacked Moin Khan to keep his prestige intact: Shaharyar Khan
PCB sacked Moin Khan to keep his prestige intact: Shaharyar Khan

The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar Khan has said that the decision to call back Moin Khan from the World Cup and later sack him as chief selector was taken to keep his prestige and reputation intact after the Casino incident.

Moin Khan axed from Pakistan chief selector's post
Moin Khan axed from Pakistan chief selector's post

Pakistan under-fire chief selector Moin Khan has reportedly been axed from his position after a meeting of top officials of the cricket board on Saturday.

Goa Oppn takes on government over offshore casino issue

Opposition in the Goa Legislative Assembly on Wednesday took on Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar over the transfer of licence to an offshore casino, contradictory to the state government's policy.

PCB accepts Moin Khan's apology, says chapter closed
PCB accepts Moin Khan's apology, says chapter closed

In a rather abrupt end to a controversy which led to the recall of chief selector Moin Khan from the World Cup, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Tuesday it had closed the chapter on the issue.

Pakistan chief selector Moin Khan summoned by PCB
Pakistan chief selector Moin Khan summoned by PCB

Two days after returning home to an angry reception, the chief selector Moin Khan has been summoned by the Pakistan Cricket Board to explain his conduct, a visit to a Casino in Christchurch a night before the national team's World Cup match against the West Indies.

Moin Khan escapes angry protesters at airport on his return
Moin Khan escapes angry protesters at airport on his return

 Pakistan's chief selector Moin Khan returned home from Australia today and escaped an embarrassing situation at the airport where a small group of protesters had gathered to vent their anger with eggs and banners.

DiCaprio, De Niro join Scorsese in new ad

Actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro, along with ace director Martin Scorsese have appeared in a new commercial for James Parker's casino City of Dreams in Manila.

15 charged in armed takeover that closed US casino

Prosecutors have filed charges against 15 people in the armed takeover of a California casino at the center of a power struggle between factions of a Native American tribe.

Sri Lankan opposition protests casino bill

Sri Lanka`s  main opposition staged a protest Thursday outside the proposed site for three casinos as parliament prepared to pass a controversial bill to legalise gambling.

Sri Lankan opposition vows protests over casino bill

Sri Lanka`s opposition will stage a protest Thursday outside the proposed building site for three proposed casinos valued at $1.3 billion, including one from gaming mogul James Packer, an official said Wednesday.

French lawyer convicted of murdering heiress after 36 years

A former Riviera lawyer was convicted on Friday of killing a glamorous casino heiress 36 years ago, after a legal battle that has gripped France.

`Off shore casinos in Goa to be out of Mandovi river by 2015`

Goa government on Wednesday said that all the off shore casinos would be shifted out of Mandovi river here by December 2015 and the operators had given undertakings to the government during renewal of their licences.

Britney Spears turns into redhead

Singer Britney Spears has changed her hair colour yet again with a red-flaming locks.

Macau casinos hit jackpot with USD 45B revenue

The tiny Chinese city of Macau has again smashed its annual record for casino earnings as revenues last year hit a staggering USD 45 billion, further underlining its outsize position as the world`s biggest gambling market.

Parrikar government with casino, mining mafia: AAP

Manohar Parrikar-led government in Goa is siding with the casino lobby and the mining mafia in Goa, Aam Aadmi Party`s Yogendra Yadav said Thursday.

Justin Timberlake wants to cut down gambling

Singer-actor Justin Timberlake wants to cut down on his love for gambling.

No more offshore casinos in Goa: Green tribunal

The Pune bench of National Green Tribunal has directed the Goa government not to allow any more new offshore casinos functioning in large boats in Mandovi river.

Protests against casinos mark I-Day in Goa

Goa has five operational onshore casinos and a dozen-odd onshore casinos housed in the numerous five-star resorts dotting Goa`s coastline.

Goa rejects permit for casino on Delta Corp ship

Goa government has rejected the licence for an offshore casino run by Delta Corp, which had applied for permit to replace its ship with a new one.