The Goa government today directed all the off-shore as well as the on-shore casinos in the state to remain shut for a day on October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Home department issued a notification, asking the casinos to shut down their operations for 24 hours on that day.
"All the casino licensees are directed by the Department of Home to stop the operations of the casinos in Goa onOctober 2, from12 am for 24 hours," the order added.
There are five off-shore casinos anchored in Mandovi river, while over dozen of land casinos are operational in five-star hotels across the state.
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