Delta Corp, India’s largest casino operator, has received provisional approval from authorities in the state of Goa to build an integrated casino resort in the city of Pernem.
This would be the first ever land-based casino resort in this state, and the plans include hotels, a convention center, a multiplex cinema, shopping facilities, a water park and, of course, a casino.
Delta Corp already has several activities in the state of Goa, they currently operate three shipboard casinos and one land-based venue at the five-star Deltin Suites hotel.
Overall, they own and operate six casinos in India, including off-shore locations, and the company also operates the online poker site Adda52.com. Moreover, Delta Corp has developed another two online gambling websites, one featuring rummy and the other fantasy sports.
The company issued a brief statement regarding the approval from the authorities in Goa: “The integrated resort is expected to be one of its kind in the country. The project is expected to boost tourism, employment and infrastructure of the state of Goa.”