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Gambling Act 'inadequate': Casino workers

9 September 2009

ANAJI, India -- As reported by The Times of India: "Casino employees in Goa have called the Goa Public Gambling Act as "inadequate" to control, regulate and supervise the industry.

"In a memorandum to the government, including the chief minister, home minister and the opposition leader, the casino employees said that such a situation would neither help the industry nor the government.

"...The employees said that the Goa government had introduced hasty legislations without taking into account its consequences in the long term.

"...Nowhere in the world are casinos required to impose such an exorbitant entry fee for visitors. Two huge new casinos are being built in Singapore. Very soon Indians are going to find it cheaper to visit Singapore to play than come to Goa," the memorandum added..."

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