Gambling In India

Gambling In India

Gambling
The gambling situation in India is complex, to say the least. India does not promote gambling and is prohibited more or less throughout the country. However, casinos do run in states of Goa and Sikkim and in the national territory of Daman and Diu. In India, which is divided into 28 states, gambling is dealt with in the state legislature. This means that rules and regulations regarding gambling or left in the hands of each individual state rather than the country on the whole. The 1867 Gambling Act prohibits the running of a public gambling house in India, the penalty for breaking The Law being a fine of 200 rupees or up to 3 months of imprisonment. This act also prohibits people from visiting gambling houses, the penalty for which…
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