First Legal Betting Shop

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Sikkim may well become the first state to have legal betting shops in the country. According to this article from Telegraph India, the Sikkim Legislative Assembly passed the Sikkim Online Gaming (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015, which would allow people to place bets on major sporting events across the world from within the state. Sikkim had also been the first state to offer land based casinos back in 2009 which now has two operational casinos within 5-Star hotels. This would let to significant growth of tourism in Sikkim.

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