What comes to your mind when you hear the word Casino, Vegas? Macau? What if I tell you that we have Casino in India and in the UT of Goa.
With its latest addition to Casino is Big Daddy Casino, newly launched situated just 5 minutes away from Captain of Ports Jetty, Mandovi River, Panaji, Goa. This is connected via several feeder boats to ferry visitors to and fro from the mainland. As a part of GoldenGlobe Hotels Private Limited, Big Daddy Casino is one of the biggest and modern offshore casino having no-limits table opened in Asia.
As a part of its grand opening celebration which happened from May 9th to 19th in Goa, #macrotraveller was invited and it was a celebration at par. Inaugurated by Bollywood stars like Sanjay Dutt, Amisha Patel and Shamita Shetty this was a grand celebration indeed. Usually, for Casinos people visit overseas to Macau or Vegas however we have the grandest casino just a stone throw away.
GoldenGlobe being one of 6 companies to have offshore casino in India had to seize its operation due to financial issue, and in 2017 they had started a small Maharaja Casino in Miramar Beach. Once they received permission to start Casino operation on the bigger vessel they got a large MV Lucky Seven vessel in Mandovi River.
Speaking about Big Daddy Casino, Narinder Punj, Chief Visionary Officer and Mentor said, “Big Daddy Casino is all set to revolutionize the gaming industry & redefine the rules of offshore gaming. We firmly believe that Big Daddy Casino will immensely contribute to the growth of tourism of Goa. We look forward to working towards our goal of establishing Goa into a Global offshore Gaming and Entertainment destination.”
Big Daddy Casino promises its visitors with world-class gaming experience as in Vegas and Macau and is found nowhere in Asia, be it Baccarat, Roulette, Poker, Blackjack or Rummy this casino also houses Indian originated games like Indian Flush, Indian Rummy and Andar Bahar.
Operated by GoldenGlobe Hotels Private Limited, this casino is a wide Panamanian Vessel with length and breadth of around 72×24 meters, this casino has over 110 tables spread across 50,000 sqft of three decks. Built-in 1995 this luxurious cruise ship has imported furnishing, with the multi-cuisine restaurant with food ranging from continental, Chinese or Mediterranean, Live BBQ bar, Sundeck and Cigar Lounge this provides gamer or visitors with ultimate luxury that is found nowhere in Asia.
Big Daddy has its in-house entertainment with DJ Nights, Poker Nights, Live Performances and Dances to keep its spirit held high. This includes providing guests with a buffet meal with various premium alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Open to all generation of people Big Daddy starts commencing from 21:00hrs – 01:00hrs on weekdays and 21:00hrs – 02:00hrs on weekends. Offering various packages suitable for couples, kids and group the game of chips is only accessible for ages 21 and above.
Narinder Punj also noted “Bringing in more tourists is seen as a source of potential revenue and a panacea to economic and tourism woes. We see the advent of a lot of high end foreign and Indian tourist arrival to our casino which will help generate revenue, employment, boost tourism for the state of Goa “