Goa casinos to shut on Oct 2 for Gandhi Jayanti

The Goa state government has ordered that all gaming operations at casinos will be closed on Gandhi Jayanti, on October 2, as a mark of respect to Mahatma Gandhi.

“The government has declared dry day on October 2, 2019, to pay homage and respect to the Father of the Nation,” said a senior government official.

Casinos have been ordered to stop operations for a total of 24 hours.