Gambling in India is limited and laws are determined individually by each state. Out of the 29 states in India there is only two where brick and mortar casinos are legal. Goa and Sikkim and the union territory of Daman and Diu are where gambling establishments are available. There are currently four floating casinos on huge cruise ships that operate on the Mandovi River in Goa. The Delta Group operates Casino Deltin Royale and Casino Deltin JAQK and Casino Pride and Casino Pride 2 are part of the Pride Group.
Deltin Royale – Ranks high on the list of luxury. There are three magnificent levels spread across 40,000 square feet. Gaming is plentiful with slot machines and over 850 games to choose from.
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Variety is this India’s spice of life with entertainment that is aimed to keep audiences enraptured. Enjoy comedy acts, international dancers and live rock bands. Wet your whistle with premium spirits like blended whiskey, single malts and exquisite cocktails in the Sky Bar or Whiskys Lounge that requires VIP access.
Vegas Restaurant offers a buffet of delicacies such as Indian & Goan specialties and vegetarian dishes.
Goldfinger Casino – located at Ciadade De Goa Resort, indulge poolside in a luxury hotel setting on a sprawling 40 acres. Soak up the sun on the golden sandy beaches. Famous for its architecture, it reached international acclaim.The casino is open 24 hours highlighting table games with baccarat, blackjack, roulette and derby. Popular slot titles will have players eagerly spinning.
Hacienda De Oro – inside the Holiday Inn Goa it is approximately 42km (26 miles) from Dabolim airport. The concept of the casino has a Mexican theme that strays from the typical style available in this area. Hours of operation are from12noon until midnight daily. Get your slot fix with some of the hottest releases available. Head over to the tables and experience roulette and dice games. Holiday Inn Goa offers an experience you won’t soon forget. Lavished with pristine unspoiled beaches situated between the Sal river and Arabian Sea. Attached balconies to rooms with views of the pool, garden or beach is available.
Winners – part of the Goa Marriot Resort, it is a crowd pleaser for its large casino floor. If you are a slot player this is the place to be with over 150 to choose from including a selection of video poker machines. Enjoy the five star amenities during your stay while you spoil yourself in the spa and take in the breathtaking ocean air. Expect award winning service in the totally refurbished deluxe rooms and suites. On the grounds, the palm trees sway high above the pool and feet away from the ocean. The Spa Villa is your retreat for tranquility and wellness.
Treasures Casino – there is no hotel on this property, however, Majorda Resort is conveniently located nearby. Take a break from the resort and head for adult entertainment at Treasures. The slot machines won’t disappoint and limited the table games will please the live action players with blackjack, American roulette, baccarat, rummy and stud poker. Live it up with cocktails and other alcohol beverages served game-side.
What sets India’s casinos apart from other international places are the beautifully beachfront setting. It is the best of both worlds – one is spoiled accommodations and the other in sheer gaming excitement.