Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Casino Games Act notified


Casino Games Act notified
Gangtok, 15 May

Paving a way to setup casinos in the Sikkim, the state government have notified The Sikkim Casino Games (Control and Tax) Rules, 2007, in its official gazette which will now facilitate setting up of casinos in the state. Sikkim wiil become the second state after Goa to allow operation of casino in the country.
While strict norms have been laid down to open a casino in the state, desirous parties shall need to have five star category of facilities and infrastructures. Besides, they also would be required to produce 'no-objection certificate' from the health, energy, power and fire services department.