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  • Vastrapur police arrest five cricket bookmakers

    11/10/2016

    Bangladesh England cricket matchCops have detained five people who allegedly operated a betting ring at a Vastrapur-based hotel, according to local media. The five bookies allowed punters to place bets on a cricket match, and they used the so-called ‘play’ software to register the wagers. At this stage it’s unclear how many bets the bookies accepted and how […]

  • Thane Police smash underground betting operation

    31/03/2016

    Betting cash IndiaFour people have been arrested during an anti-gambling raid on an apartment in Haware City (Kasarwadavli, Maharashtra). Police carried out search operations after receiving information about illegal betting activities at the premises. Two other suspects remain at large, according to local media. Brains behind betting den Several bookmakers used the flat to accept bets, read […]

  • Ahmedabad authorities search bookmaker’s apartment

    18/08/2015

    Cricket bettingAfter busting a global cricket betting operation earlier this year, Ahmedabad authorities have raided an apartment located in Kandivali. A spokesperson confirmed that the owner, Mahendra, is one of the bookmakers linked to the illegal betting syndicate. Police officers seized multiple (cell) phones and computers, while Mittal is still at large. International betting ring Local […]

  • Indian authorities smash interstate betting ring

    23/07/2015

    Cricket bettingThirteen people have been arrested in connection with an illegal betting operation. Cash of Rs 26.48 lakh was recovered at multiple underground gambling spots. The black-market activities occurred at two locations in the city of Hyderabad, and at one spot in Secunderabad. Authorities executed the raids after receiving information about the illegal gambling. Network of […]

  • Gambling existed yet before humans evolved

    16/07/2015

    Gambling brainRegardless if you are pro or against gambling, the activity has become part of daily life. In fact, humans were already betting and gambling before the evolution started. Just think about the betting on fights between Roman gladiators. Considered in that light, defining sports betting as a criminal activity is absurd. Boring world without risk […]

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