Casino Goa in Goa is the only legal casino in India

Since gambling is not legal in India, you cannot go to Casino. There is Casino Goa. It is India’s only legalised casino located offshore in Panaji in Goa. Dunno how it was started.

It is a state of art entertainment cruise ship. The Caravela is home to India’s first ever high-limit live gaming casino ‘Casino Goa’.Designed to meet international gaming standards. It has around eleven tables of American Roulette, Blackjack and Paplu (Rummy) besides a few electronic slot machines. The yacht is 215 feet long (65.5 m) and can accommodate 300 people. A boat ferries passengers from the shore to the yacht. Themed restaurants, barbecues atop the deck and a swimming pool are some of the facilities on board. The ship is named after the first Portuguese ship that visited Goa in the 16th century. In 2007, State of Goa officials finally decided to expand the number of licenses for off-shore boating casinos tenfold in Goa to attract foreign tourists from the Arabian peninsula, and attempt to recreate some of the success of Macau, another former Portuguese colony. The state also has an eye on the large number of Indian gamblers flocking to neighboring Nepal, where gambling is legal. Visitors are expected to climb 20% this year, approaching 3 million.

I’m planning to pay visit by this year end :) however fees seems to little high!

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