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Tuesday, 06 March 2012 - 19:20
No Betting Street; Revelation in Parliament
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Deputy Finance Minister Geethanjana Gunawardena stated in parliament today that there is no idea to create a betting street in the country.

The deputy minister was replying to a question posed by a UNP parliamentarian.

He added that the 1988 Betting and Gaming Levy Act is still in force in the country although the 2010 Casino Business Regulation Act was enacted.

The deputy minister also stated that no new licences have been provided under the 2010 Casino Act.

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