Goa Casino Cruises : The government in Goa is promoting offshore casinos in Goa by granting new licences to more companies in an attempt to generate more tourist related revenue. Goa state is the only one in India that permits both electronic onland casinos as well as live offshore ones. Goa has been known as a place where life has no bounds. Most occurrence tourist destination in India is worldwide known for its beaches, nightlife, discotheque, music, carnival and much more. An addition to this has been Casinos. Many casinos have come up in Goa. Gambling has been illegal in India, by law. To promote tourism in Goa and make it one of the world’s most attractive places, Casinos have been started in Goa. The golden coastline of Goa would be now popularized all over the world for offshore casinos, on board the vessels. The casinos in Goa are still in their growing phase, but they offer all the major games to the casino lovers. Gaming machines are more in number than table games. American Roulette, Black Jack, Rummy, Stud Poker, Baccarat, Pontoon and Flash are some the major games offered. Players are dealt to by specially trained dealers to behavior gaming sessions with customary worldwide standards. People who are light hearted can enjoy Reel and Poker slot machines. Go for the morning cruise if you want to enjoy Goa in the blazing sun. Sailing past the Old Secretariat (Adil Shah’s Palace) and Fort Aguada, the cruise offers opulent vistas of the magnificent buildings of this palm fringed land. Look at the fishing boats that nurture their balance on the ebullient waters or the impish schoolkids diving to get a chill, leaving their bags (with all their knowledge) on the shifting sands. While sightseeing on the open deck is invigorating, the more adventurous can enjoy American Roulette, Black Jack, Rummy, Stud Poker, Baccarat, Pontoon and Flash. The best thing is that players are dealt to by particularly trained dealers (under masked supervision) to conduct gaming session with globally accepted standards.
Offshore Casinos in Goa :
# Casino Royale / Deltin Royale – A well known name in the industry, Casino Royale is a floating casino aboard an anchored cruise ship on river Mandovi with three levels of ultimate gaming experience. Open 24 hours a day and providing entertainment from 8pm and into the night, this casino charges an entry of Rs. 1,500 during the week and Rs. 2,000 from Friday to Sunday. It also provides unlimited food and drinks and certain allotment of playing chips. There is a decent range of games as it has up to 50 playing tables which include games like Texas Hold’em Poker, Blackjack, Indian Flush and many more. The dress code here is smart casuals and people walking in with short pants and sandals are not entertained. Contact – 086985 99999.
# Casino Carnival – Owned by the Marriott Resort, Goa, Casino Carnival has two venues, one floating upon the Mandovi River and the other onshore. Casino Carnival claims to have the largest number of slot machines and a wide array of table games to choose from in Goa. The two floor floating casino has 27 gaming tables and a VIP section as well with an entry of Rs. 1,500 per person with unlimited food and drinks. Contact – 08888885314.
# Casino Pride – It’s well known that casinos are meant for adults only, but what if your wife has gone shopping and you are with your kids and want to gamble? Well, Goa’s got just the place for you! Casino Pride, a three storey and ten thousand feet of ultimate gaming built upon the vessel, The MV Pride of Goa houses 40 gaming tables of Baccarat, Casino War, 5 Card Poker, Texas Holdem Poker, Flush, Andar Bahar, Paplu and the like. Simply keep your kids busy at the kids zone with a wide array of computer games. The Pride Group in Goa is well known for its casinos all over Goa. The prices here are Rs. 1,000 during the week from Monday to Thursday with a coupon worth Rs. 500 and from Friday to Sunday the entry is Rs. 1,500 with a coupon of Rs. 1,000, with unlimited buffet and drinks. Smart casual is the dress code here as well. Contact – (0832) 6516666.
Onshore Casinos in Goa :
# Chances Casino and Resort – Set in the Vainguinim Valley not far from Panjim, this luxury resort boasts of being the oldest and the largest onshore Casino in Goa. Live music every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday with attractive play and stay packages for its guests, Chances Casino is the place to be for offshore gambling. American Roulette, Mini Baccarat, Blackjack and slot machines are common at Chances. Contact – (0832) 2452201 / 2 / 3 / 4.
# Dunes at The Zuri White Sands – Dunes is known for its loyal guest lists than tourists. This casino sees a large number of serious gamblers, predominantly male, who come here to have a good time. The games here are mostly derby games which are all automated. This Casino is located in a secluded location at Varca beach in Cavelossim. Contact – (0832) 2727272.
# Las Vegas – The Leela, a five star resort in South Goa owns Las Vegas, a humongous gaming outlet with a number of derby games and slot machines. What makes this one stand out is the ambiance in and around the casino. The suites, the fine dining and the pools all collectively give a rich gaming experience to this casino. The price is a little steep, but the service and environment is just perfect to find yourself being treated like a king. Contact – (0832) 6621234.
# The Crown Lounge & Casino – One of the latest additions to the gaming industry in Goa, The Crown Lounge & Casino is a comparatively set-back casino that also has a lounge attached to it. Located in Panjim, this Casino has a wide range of slot machines and gaming tables offering games like baccarat, roulette, blackjack and many other games. The Crown gives a wide range of packages to its guests with interesting offers. Contact – (0832) 2400000.
# Casino Dice – Intercontinental The Lalit Resort, has a small yet interesting casino called Casino Dice. This in-house Casino offers its guests eleven slot machines and three board games to choose from. Located in Rajbaga, Canacona, this casino is located on the shore of the beach, so if you lose all your money gambling you can find solace on the shores of the beach! Contact – (0832) 2667777.
# Casino Paradise – Casino Paradise is one of Goa’s largest and most luxurious casinos, located onshore in Neo Majestic. It offers a plush interior, spread over an area of 5000 square feet, specially designed for uninterrupted gaming and pure pleasure seeking. Casino Paradise has in store for you the latest and exciting, state-of-the-art digital gaming experience with Digital roulette stations, roulette tables, black jack, baccarat, mini flush and for the first time in India – The Robotic Arm Baccarat station. Plus several electronic slot machines for you to play. For those with an insatiable gaming spirit and a taste for the most exotic gaming destinations, Casino Paradise, is a gaming haven for you. So, unwind yourself at Casino Paradise as you soak up the sun, surf and sand in Goa. Casino paradise also offers free pick up and drop off facility from anywhere in and around Goa. (Conditions apply) Contact – (0832) 6710000 (100 Lines).
There are a large number of casinos all over Goa such as Kings casino, Casino Pearl, Casino Palms, Casino Royale Goa, Casino Treasures, Maharajah Casino, Hacienda De Oro Casino, Goldfinger Casino and many more.
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