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Floating Casino

Hi everyone

I was reading an article about Goa and floating casinos on the internet and Maharaja Casino was mentioned. When I Google to their own web page it reads fantastic, and was almost pencilling it in as a night out, however further reading of the original article indicates that there are several casinos that have not been granted a licence and Maharaja seems one of them – have I read this correctly?

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Hi justamazing. I have read recently that the casino boats will be allowed back on the Mandovi river, though the article did not say which ones.

Sorry, I cannot find the article at the moment. (I didn't dream it!).

Beware of some of these boats though; some of the entrance fees are extortionate and although you should be getting free food and drink for your money, the quality is lacking somewhat.

Just a warning!

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My OH and I spend many happy hours on the Caravela - where did the other boats come from? Ruined things for everyone

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for many years we went on the Caravela then it shut down. There are now over 6 casinos floating on the dirty river, all these so called casinos charge britich tourists £40 each to enter and the drinks are not free. The buffet they provide is pretty sub standard and we will not be visiting the casinos again unless they do what every other casino in the world does and that is to let people in for free. The casinos are a rip off .

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£40 OMG.......... we wont be having a night out at the casino

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The entrance fee to the casino's is actualy 2000 Rupees (about £30),but this is applicable to everyone not just tourists.It is a goan government decision not the casino's.

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Caravela used to do a great deal; you paid 4300rps (£50 exchange rate at the time) but got 4000rps worth of free chips. So basically a night out (free average food and drink) for 300rps!!

Totally agree with bogmalo, the entry fee alone now is at least 2000rps.

NO free chips in this deal, unless the buffet does them!!

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the cheapest is £30 the most expensive one was £40 you get some chips for that but its all one big con. And I saw a lot of locals entering the casinos and not paying, and I know for a fact they dont charge everyone as my jeweller in Goa has told me , he actually does not pay to get in . The boats are there for us to get ripped off on.

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Would like to know when you actually witnessed this dustypink because at this very moment all casino boats are off limits. As well as off of the Mandovi.

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