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First stop casinos if against pub culture: Congress to BJP

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 01:57

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

Goa Congress demands ban on off shore casinos

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:42

The Congress party Tuesday demanded that off shore casino vessels be banned in Goa holding them responsible for pollution in Mandovi river, the water of which has been certified as unsafe for bathing and fishing.

Goa tourism minister says no to offshore casinos

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 12:56

In what can spell further trouble for the offshore casino industry in Goa, Union Minister for Tourism (independent charge) Sripad Naik has said "he is against the offshore casinos".

AAP focus in Goa: Illegal mining, casinos

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 10:45

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

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 09:08

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

Last Updated: Thursday, January 02, 2014, 15:20

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 15:15

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.

Rs 90 cr tax collected from Goa offshore casinos last fiscal

Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 12:46

Goa government collected Rs 90 crore in the form of entertainment and entry tax from five off shore casino vessels during financial year 2012-13, state Legislative Assembly was told Friday.

Offshore casinos add Rs.189 crore to Goa`s kitty

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 14:25

Goa earned Rs.189 crore from offshore casinos over the last three years, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly Thursday.

Goa CM threatens to eliminate offshore casinos from the state

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 21:43

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday vowed to eliminate offshore casinos from the state`s waterfronts before he completes his tenure, in four years.

Goa casinos contribute Rs 135 cr revenue in 2012-13

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 11:01

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?

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 14:00

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.