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    Kings XI Punjab’s co-owner Preity Zinta wants betting to be legalised for Indian Premier League

    Combination of Indian Premier League (IPL) and betting is not a new thing for Indian audiences. The betting has created a number of controversies in the past eleven years. From S Sreesanth’s spot-fixing charges to Arbaaz Khan’s acceptance of losing Rs 2.80 crore, betting has been a sore issue for the extremely popular tournament. However, Preity Zinta seems to be in favour

  • 3 arrested in cricket betting racket in J&K

    Jammu : Three people were arrested for allegedly running a betting racket in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district, police said on Monday.

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    IPL: 13 held for involvement in betting

    New Delhi: Thirteen persons were arrested for involvement in betting on an Indian Premier League match and Rs 44,000 seized from them, police said on Wednesday.

  • Thane: Three small-time IPL punters held, but main bookies are still at large

    Bhayandar: As the Indian Premier League (IPL) inches closer to the halfway mark, the betting business is at full throttle in the twin-city. Three small time punters (who place bets on matches) were arrested in two different raids conducted by sleuths of the Thane (rural) in Bhayandar on Saturday evening.

  • Mumbai: Five held in Mulund for betting on India-Australia ODI

    Mumbai: Five persons were arrested from a flat in suburban Mulund for allegedly betting on an ODI played between India and Australia, the police said om Monday. Police recovered three laptops, nine mobiles phones, and cash worth Rs 2 lakh from the spot, a senior official said. Police raided the flat yesterday on a tip-off and arrested suspected bookie Pravin Devde and his four accomplices, he said. The accused persons have been

  • Indore: Three held for betting from mobile shop

    Indore: Crime branch sleuths raided a mobile recharge and repairing shop under Pandharinath area and arrested three persons while operating betting.

  • Ujjain: Bookies arrested with equipment, cash

    Ujjain: Some bookies, who were conducting betting on cricket matches of Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday night, were arrested by the police. According to information, bets were being taken in a house located in Fazalpura area. On being tipped off Kotwali police station staff was directed to conduct a raid by SP MS Verma. Kotwali police station staff nabbed two bookies from there. The police also seized television, fridge, computers and

  • Mumbai: 3 arrested for betting on IPL match

    Mumbai: Three people were arrested by the city police after raiding a private shop in Pimpri in Pune for allegedly betting on an IPL match on Wednesday. A case has been registered against the three people at Pimpri police station under sections 12 (A), 4 and 5 of Bombay Betting Tax Act.

  • Britain’s bookies bet against ‘Brexit’

    London: Britain’s bookmakers seemed to be strengthening in their conviction that the UK will not opt out of the EU in the referendum today, even as most of the opinion polls have indicated it to be a too-close-to-call situation.

  • Bookie held while accepting bets on India-Aussie T-20 match

    BHOPAL :  The Berasia police nabbed a bookie on Sunday evening on the charge of betting on a T-20 cricket match being played between India and Australia and recovered betting slips, 3 mobile handsets and a LED television set from his possession. Acting on a tip-off, the cops raided a house in Berasia area and recovered Rs 1,000, 3 mobile handsets and receipts of betting slips.

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    Lodha panel verdict starting point: Lalit Modi

    London :  Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi on Tuesday described the two-year suspension of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) as the “first honest decision taken on Indian cricket”.

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    Industry jittery but plays down fears

    New Delhi :  On Tuesday evening, the buzz was that more ‘satta’ money is riding on the Salman Khan verdict than on Tuesday’s IPL match between Mumbai and Delhi. According to a source close to betting circles, the odds were against an acquittal and seemed to vary from city to city, largely determined by the ‘loyal’ fan following.

  • 4K cr cricket betting racket in PM’s Gujarat

    New Delhi :  From Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s erstwhile assembly constituency Maninagar in Gujarat — this man Kiran Mala and his betting buddy Tommy Patel, a BJP councillor from Unjha municipality, have been allegedly implicated in a cricket betting racket that is estimated to be over Rs. 4000 crores by officials of the Enforcement Directorate.

  • Three held for betting in World Cup match

    Mangaluru: Three persons were today arrested from a flat in Kolambe area here on charges of betting during a cricket World Cup match between India-Bangladesh, police said today. A police team raided the flat last evening and first took into custody a man who was there and the others were picked up based on the information obtained from him, they said. Rs 3.88 lakh, a television set, four mobile phones and a diary

  • Betting market humming with buzz of big upset

    Mumbai :  Even though bookies have come out with a list of World Cup favourites, who are tipped to win the tournament, the betting market is abuzz with talk of one to two major upsets in the quarterfinals and/or semi finals.

  • Eight held for betting on cricket matches

    Hyderabad: Police today claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket and arrested eight persons including “collection agents” who are working for the main accused. Police seized cash worth Rs 14.42 lakh from them, besides swords and air guns. On reliable information, sleuths of Special Operation Team raided a house in APIIC Colony here and nabbed the brother duo of Mohammed Ali and Showkath Ali who indulged in cricket betting in their flat

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    Justice Mudgal submits final IPL probe report to SC

    New Delhi:  Justice Mukul Mudgal Monday submitted to the Supreme Court the final report of its investigation into the allegations of betting and spot fixing in the 2013 edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • 3 held for betting on India-Aus cricket match

    Rajahmundry: Three persons were held in Andhra Pradesh’s east Godavari district when they were allegedly betting on the India-Australia one-day series, police said today.

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