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COVID-19: Goa casinos to reopen Nov 1

The state has 6 on-shore casinos and 10 operating out of five-star resorts.

By: Express News Service | Panaji | Updated: October 29, 2020 1:25:09 am
A casino at Goa (Express file photo)

The Goa cabinet Wednesday approved the opening of casinos in the state from November 1, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said. Casinos are the second tourist attractions after shacks to reopen following the lockdown.

“Casinos will start from November 1. We have given them permission,” Sawant told reporters after the cabinet meet.

The state has 6 on-shore casinos and 10 operating out of five-star resorts.

The CM said the casino operators will have to pay licence fees per month instead of annual fees since the casinos were shut since March.

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