Archive | 2012

Cop Demanding Bribe Stabbed by Gambler

On Tuesday, in the Kanthamraju Konduru village near Tenali, a police constable was stabbed by a gambler. The policeman, K. Ravi, was severely injured in the gambling related attack, and was sent to the Tenali district hospital. The attack that took place after the police had raided a gambling card game on the outskirts of […]

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Goa’s Offshore Mint Cruise Casino has not Paid Fees

While gambling is illegal throughout most of India, there are some places where it is legal and those casinos that are legally operated need to pay their licensing fees. There are a number of offshore casinos off the coast of Goa, including the Mint Cruise Casino, owned by the former Haryana minister, Gopal Goyal Kanda. […]

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Cricket Betting Bust in Kolkata

Kolkata police have busted what looks like it was a cricket betting racket that might have made crores on wagers received for the recent England-India Test match that took place at Wankhede in Mumbai. India suffered a 10-wicket loss although there are those that feel that this loss was somewhat bizarre and requires some investigation. […]

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Crackdown on Gambling Dens in Nashik Road Area

Police from the Nashik Road and the Upnagar police stations have taken action after complaints from residents regarding gambling dens in the area. There were a number of raids that took place over the weekend. On Sunday, there were over 10 places that underwent gambling raids in the Nashik Road area, and although no arrests […]

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Ed Hawkins Writes Book on Match Fixing in the 2011 Cricket World Cup

Ed Hawkins, a well known sports-betting journalist from Britain, has written a book regarding corruption in the cricket world. The book was recently published by the Daily Mail. It is entitled Bookie, Gambler, Fixer, Spy. Not only has Hawkins said that he is exposing match-fixing that allegedly took place during the 2011 World Cup semi-final […]

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