More jobs or another vice? Gambling plan has Meghalaya divided

Shillong: First and foremost, the facts: Meghalaya has witnessed offline, and later, online gambling, for the past few decades and most of it has been unregulated. We must also note that the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021 was passed by the Cabinet in December 2021. Then why is gambling, or the idea of ​​gambling, making news now? Why are protests happening now?

The current opposition to gambling goes back to the end of April, when the government announced its decision to legalize gambling but, more importantly, to allow casinos near the Assam-Meghalaya border.

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