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India – Delta Corp opens resort with casino set to follow

By - 10 April 2014

Delta Corp has now unveiled its Deltin Resort in the district of Daman on the Arabian Sea coast in India with the news it will open the biggest casino in India soon.

Housed over 10 acres with 35,000 sq. ft. of gaming space and 168 rooms, the property will benefit from the nearby markets of Mumbai and Gujarat.

Delta Chairman Jaydev Mody said: “I am confident that it will reshape the face of the industry in India. It underlines our efforts to provide luxurious yet accessible gaming and hospitality destinations in the country.”

The 60,000 sq. ft. casino attached to the resort will open ‘very shortly.’

In India, live gaming is only allowed in Goa, Daman and Sikkim.

Deltin Group includes a portfolio of gaming and hospitality properties in Goa and Daman, including Deltin Royale offshore casino in Goa, DeltinJaqk offshore casino in Goa, DeltinCaravela casino in Goa, Deltin Empress, a luxury floatel in Goa, Deltin Palms, a boutique hotel in Goa, and Deltin Suites, a luxury hotel in Goa.

Mr. Mody added:  “Daman is near Mumbai, so we expect a good number of people coming to our hotel. We are looking to tap the Sikkim market as well as some international markets like Nepal and Sri Lanka. We have already acquired property for the casino resort in Sri Lanka and the company is exploring the emerging Sri Lankan gaming market which his poised for rapid growth. Indian visitors make up the largest percentage of total visitors to Sri Lanka accounting for 28 per cent of total Sri Lanka tourists.”

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