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India government drafting policy for airport casino zone

The government in India’s Goa working in order to stablish a new policy that could make that current city’s casino industry relocate to an specific entertainment zone near a future airport. The international greenfield airport is being built at Mopa plateau in North Goa, some 40 km from Panaji.

India government drafting policy for airport casino zone

Sudin Dhavalikar, Ministry of Public Works Development from Goa

Sudin Dhavalikar, Ministry of Public Works Development from Goa

The government in Goa is piecing together a draft policy, which could see Goa’s casino industry relocate to an entertainment zone near a future airport.

Public Works Development, Sudin Dhavalikar, said to the Goa Legislative Assembly: “On casinos, we have made a policy, where land has been given for an entertainment zone near the airport.”

“We are making a policy. Whether they will shift their operations there or not will be decided later,” Dhavalikar added.

The international greenfield airport is being built at Mopa plateau in North Goa, some 40 km from Panaji. There are currently six offshore and nine onshore casinos operating in the state.

Source: GMB