Betting

  • English FA proposes total ban on betting 09-04-2014 10:37 PM

    The FA has proposed a complete ban on anyone involved in England's top eight tiers from betting on any soccer match or competition anywhere in the world, it said in a statement on Wednesday. Participants are currently blocked by Rule E8(b) from betting on a match or competition they have...
  • Sambhal: 8 men arrested for betting on India-Bangladesh T20 match 29-03-2014 02:57 PM

    Eight people were arrested for allegedly betting on India-Bangladesh T-20 match from Nakhasa area here, police said on Saturday. Naeem, Uvesh, Sajid, Gufran, Naushaad, Hafez, Askaar and Riyaz were arrested last night while betting on India-Bangladesh T-20 match, they said. Police said Rs 10,000 cash, a television set and two...
  • Watch: Man loses a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat, thankfully washed down with a drink and ketchup 28-03-2014 11:32 AM

    The Internet is a weird place and getting weirder each day. This poor guy lost a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat. He cuts tiny bits of it, washes it down with beverage and ketchup. ...
  • SC proposal: Sunil Gavaskar as BCCI chief; no RR, CSK in IPL 7 27-03-2014 12:29 PM

    In a sensational twist to the IPL spot-fixing scandal, the Supreme Court on Thursday proposed to the Board of Control for Cricket in India that Chennai Super Kings and Rajasthan Royals should not be allowed to participate in the seventh season of Indian Premier League. The apex court also suggested...
  • N Srinivasan to step aside, not step down? 27-03-2014 10:27 AM

    Under-fire BCCI President N Srinivasan is exploring various legal options, though he continues to keep quiet on the Supreme Court observation that he should step down from his post for a fair probe into the IPL fixing scandal. The beleaguered Srinivasan, who underwent a cataract surgery on Wednesday, had a...
  • SC order in IPL fixing case today, Srinivasan faces the heat 27-03-2014 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: It is judgement day for BCCI Chief N Srinivasan with the Supreme Court set to pronounce its ruling in the IPL spot-fixing and betting probe on Thursday. The apex court had on Tuesday said that Srinivasan's resignation is essential for a fair probe. After the apex court asking...
  • We'll follow Supreme Court's directions on Srinivasan: Ravi Sawant 25-03-2014 02:21 PM

    The SC has suggested that BCCI president N Srinivasan should quit to allow a fair probe in the IPL scandal, giving the board two days to decide. ...
  • Wary of pollsters, many draw election tips from bookies 24-03-2014 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: Despite India's prohibitions on gambling, anyone keen to bet on who will be the next occupant of the Prime Minister's residence at 7, Race Course Road can call a closely guarded phone number, or find the right doorway in a city backstreet. The world's largest democracy goes to...
  • New Zealand man gets 99-character name after losing drunken bet 13-03-2014 09:12 AM

    Melbourne: A 22-year-old man in New Zealand has changed his name to a 99-character tongue twister after he lost a drunken bet in a poker game. The man from Dunedin is now officially known as 'Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With...
  • SC defers hearing on IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal to March 25 07-03-2014 12:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India on Friday deferred hearing on the findings of the Justice Mudgal Committee investigation into corruption in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament and posted the matter for next hearing on March 25. The apex court bench headed by Justice A.K. Patnaik directed...
  • Betting should be legalised to curtail fixing in cricket: Justice Mudgal 10-02-2014 03:31 PM

    Justice Mukul Mudgal on Monday told CNN-IBN that match-fixing can't be totally eliminated and betting and gambling should be legalised to curtail fixing in the future. Talking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Justice Mudgal said, "Betting should be legalised if we have to erase match-fixing." N Srinivasan has always maintained...
  • Justice Mudgal report puts Srinivasan on a sticky wicket again 10-02-2014 02:37 PM

    The findings of the Justice Mukul Mudgal panel have sent shock waves across the Cricket administration in India. While it has gladdened the hearts of the BCCI chief N Srinivasan's critics, his followers and backers are worried over the future developments. It will surely bring the focus back on the...
  • Lajpat Nagar heist: Mastermind surrenders to police 03-02-2014 09:57 AM

    New Delhi: The alleged mastermind of the Lajpat Nagar heist case has surrendered to the police. According to sources, Ajay surrendered to the Madangir police early on Monday. Ajay is reportedly a relative of the juvenile already apprehended by the police in the case. The total number of arrests in...
  • Lajpat Nagar heist: Delhi Police arrests three 01-02-2014 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: Four days after the daring daytime robbery in Lajpat Nagar in south Delhi, the Delhi Police has arrested three suspects in the case. The three men have been identified as Bhanu, Praveen and Tiku. The police also said that it had recovered a good amount of the cash...
  • Lajpat Nagar heist: Police claims breakthrough, says most accused identified 31-01-2014 09:37 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has claimed a breakthrough in the Lajpat Nagar heist case. On Friday, it said that it has identified most of the accused in the case and has made a few detentions. It is yet to make any arrests, however. The police said that there are...
  • Lajpat Nagar robbery: Honda City car was used by Vindu Dara Singh, reveals probe 30-01-2014 08:24 AM

    New Delhi: New and interesting details have been emerging in the Lajpat Nagar robbery case where over Rs 7 crore were stolen from a Honda City car in broad daylight. Investigations now reveal that this car was used by Vindu Dara Singh when he was arrested by the Mumbai Police...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Police arrests 23 gamblers to curb cockfight betting 13-01-2014 06:07 PM

    Machilipatnam: In an effort to curb betting on cockfights, the Andhra Pradesh Police on Monday arrested 23 people and recovered Rs 4.30 lakh from them, a senior police official said. The Krishna district police also formed special team to detect cockfights on which gambling bets worth lakhs of rupees are...
  • Sambhal: Nine arrested for betting on India-South Africa match 23-12-2013 03:08 PM

    Nine persons have been arrested for allegedly betting on the India Vs South Africa Test match in Johannesburg, police source said on Monday. The arrests were made on Sunday from Chowdhury Sarai area when the accused were betting during the match, Superintendent of Police, Sambhal, Tehsildar Singh said. The police...
  • Gilchrist backs Dravid's suggestion of legalising betting in India 13-11-2013 09:27 PM

    Bangalore: Australian great Adam Gilchrist on Wednesday supported former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid on the subject of legalising betting in India if it helps eradicate corruption in sports. "I support his (Dravid) comments on legalising betting. If it is going to eradicate corruption, it's got to be a positive...
  • Ranjit Sinha's foot-in-mouth moment, compares betting with rape 13-11-2013 07:18 PM

    The Central Bureau of Investigation Director Ranjit Sinha had a foot-in-mouth moment during the agency's golden jubilee celebrations as he compared betting with rape. He said, "What is the harm if we legalise betting, above all do we have enforcement agencies? It is very easy to say its like if...
  • Under fire CBI chief Ranjit Sinha regrets his 'enjoy rape' comment 13-11-2013 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: Faced with stinging criticism, outrage and demands to step down, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on Wednesday expressed regret and apologised for his "enjoy rape if you can't prevent it" comment. The CBI chief tried to control the damage by saying that his statement delivered at a conference held...
  • No harm in legalising betting, says CBI 12-11-2013 10:32 PM

    With betting in IPL tournament estimated to be around Rs 66,000 crore business, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha, on Tuesday, said there is no harm in legalising betting as there was no point in a ban which cannot be enforced. When asked by senior editor Shekhar Gupta on his views about...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's farewell series to hot up betting market 31-10-2013 12:10 PM

    Mumbai: Bets on Sachin Tendulkar are expected to go through the roof in his farewell series, with figures likely to touch Rs. 800 crore in each of his last two Tests at Kolkata and Mumbai - The Economic Times has reported. The estimated figure will be the highest since the...
  • Full text: Modi's blog ahead of Sardar Patel's birth anniversary 30-10-2013 05:59 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in his blog on on Wednesday said that Sardar Patel's birth anniversary would be more special this year because the foundation stone of the Statue of Unity will be laid on the day. At a height of 182 metres, the Statue of...
  • Meiyappan, Vindoo, Asad Rauf named as accused in the IPL betting case 22-09-2013 09:41 AM

    Mumbai: Forty six people including Chennai Super Kings co-owner and BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and actor Vindoo Dara Singh were named as accused in the Indian Premiere League betting case. Mumbai police had filed chargesheet in the IPL betting case on Saturday. Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf has...
  • Gurunath Meiyappan chargesheeted in IPL betting scam 21-09-2013 11:58 PM

    CSK co-owner and son-in-law of BCCI chief Srinivasan, Gurnath Meiyappan has been chargesheeted in the IPL betting case. He has also been accused of sharing team strategy. Asad Rauf the Pakistani umpire, actor Vindoo Dara Singh also charged. ...
  • IPL: Meiyappan charged with betting, provided details to Vindoo 21-09-2013 06:42 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Saturday filed its chargesheet in the IPL betting scandal. Chennai Super Kings owner and BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan has been named as one of the accused in the chargesheet. The Mumbai police said that they have not found any evidence of spot-fixing...
  • Meiyappan charged with betting, not spot-fixing in IPL chargesheet 21-09-2013 04:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Saturday filed its chargesheet in the IPL betting scandal. CSK owner and BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan has been named as one of the accused in the chargesheet. The Mumbai police has said that they have not found any evidence of spot fixing...
  • IPL betting case: CBCID to file charge sheet by month end 10-09-2013 11:51 AM

    Chennai: The Crime Branch CID of Tamil Nadu Police, investigating the IPL betting scandal, is likely to file a charge sheet in the case by the end of this month, a top official said Tuesday. "Most probably, we will file the charge sheet in the court by the end of...
  • English football club director banned for betting 19-08-2013 04:28 PM

    England: The English Football Association says Accrington Stanley managing director Robert Heys has been suspended from all football activity for 21 months after breaching its betting rules. The third tier club's director has also been fined 1,000 pounds ($1,550) following a hearing at an independent regulatory commission. In a statement...