Golden Gaming International has launched an online sports betting centre at MG Road in Gangtok, Sikkim, reports Hindustan Times. Since Sikkim is one of the only states in the country to legalize betting, the platform is available only over intranet, blocking access from the rest of India. The state government of Sikkim has overall authorized 4 gaming and lottery licenses - to Sugal & Damani Group, Future Gaming Group and Essel Group’s Playwin other than Golden Gaming. Note that only 3 states allow casinos in India - Goa, Daman and Sikkim. Interestingly, last month the governor of Nagaland has given his assent to the “”The Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill” Bill, 2015″, which would include card based games like Rummy and Poker, quizzes and strategy games, and virtual sports (including virtual Cricket,…
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