Gadkari no to casinos, wants Ramdev, Sri Sri to enter tourism

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday cleared that casinos are not welcome in the country while he pitched that organisations doing "good work" like Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali group and Sri Sri Ravishankar's 'Art of Living' should create facilities at the over 1,300 islands, which are to be opened up for tourism across the country.

Government monitoring public dissent against casinos' relocation: Goa CM

 Popular anger against the proposed relocation of casinos from the Mandovi river off Panaji to other rivers in the state's hinterland is being monitored, Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar has said.

Goa offshore casinos should not be relocated in river: Cong

Opposition Congress in Goa on Monday opposed the move of state government to relocate the off-shore casino vessels in the river saying these vessels should be sent in the sea.

Macau casinos seek resort cure for China gambling hangover

As revenue plummets at China`s only legal gambling hub, global casino operators have a new mantra - what happens in Vegas, must also happen in Macau.

Court will slap me in face, if I get rid of casinos: Goa CM

 If he gets rid of Goa`s offshore casinos, he will get a slap in the face from the judiciary, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets

NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets

NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to US laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.

Goa govt decides to keep casinos shut on Gandhi Jayanti

 Goa government today took a decision to keep the casinos across the state closed for 24 hours on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Goa govt decides to keep casinos shut on Gandhi Jayanti

Goa government on Wednesday took a decision to keep the casinos across the state closed for 24 hours on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

I counted cards at casinos: Ben Affleck

I counted cards at casinos: Ben Affleck

Actor Ben Affleck has admitted he has been caught counted cards at Las Vegas casinos.

First stop casinos if against pub culture: Congress to BJP

If pub culture was destroying Goa, then why doesn`t the BJP government in the state act against casinos too, the Congress asked Monday.

AAP focus in Goa: Illegal mining, casinos

Illegal mining, the casino industry and real estate regulation could be the issues likely to feature in the Goa Aam Aadmi Party`s election manifesto, a party member said.

Ban on Goans from casinos discriminatory: Casino promoter

A leading casino operator in Goa has said the government`s proposed ban on local people from entering casinos is "discriminatory" and would hit the state`s hospitality industry.

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.

Lanka to offer tax breaks to set up casinos

In an effort to boost tourism, Sri Lanka plans to offer tax concessions to firms for operating casinos in Colombo despite protests from the opposition and from within the ruling coalition.

`Unverified foreigners in casinos pose threat to Goa security`

The credentials of foreigners employed in Goa`s casinos should be verified as they could be a "risk" to the state`s security, the Congress said on Saturday.

Goa casinos contribute Rs 135 cr revenue in 2012-13

Casinos, a key attraction for tourists visiting Goa, contributed a healthy Rs 135.45 crore to the state government`s coffers in fiscal 2012-13.

CIA keeping tab on Goa casinos?

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday dodged a query from a legislator who asked if US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officials are in the state to probe casinos and their alleged links to terrorist activities.

Goa Casinos to keep a watch on VVIPs

Politicians, judges, military officers and PSU heads who have gambling instincts, Beware!.

Goa casinos running on black money: Pacheco

Goa`s former Tourism Minister Fransisco Miccky Pacheco has alleged that off shore casinos were sheltering hawala rackets in the state.

Casinos can attract more tourists, says a new report

A government report has said it cannot ignore the fact that casinos have the capacity to boost tourism in the West Indies.