Centre's advisories on illegal online betting warn against ads on TV channels, digital news, OTT platforms

The advisories were supplemented with evidence containing direct and surrogate advertisements of offshore betting platforms such as Fairplay, PariMatch, Betway, Wolf 777, and 1xBet.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Despite I&B ministry advisory, airtime for surrogate betting advertisement

Ever since live sport returned to TV screens across India following the first lockdown, the advertisement industry has evolved.

published on : 12th September 2022

MP Mohan Delkar suicide case: HC quashes FIR against all nine accused 'to prevent abuse of law' .

"Considering all aspects, we find merit in the petitions. It is a fit case for the court to quash the case to prevent abuse of law," the bench said.

published on : 8th September 2022

MP High Court asks state to take concrete steps on online gaming, betting and gambling in three months

While directing the MP government to bring on record concrete/action taken report in three months, the HC listed the matter for next hearing on November 30.

published on : 1st September 2022

Auction of betting roosters fetches Rs 4.46 lakhs in Telangana's Sangareddy

Magistrate Hanumantha Rao explained that `4,46,600  have been received for all the 31 roosters and these will be deposited in the government account.

published on : 17th July 2022

Refrain from advertising online betting platforms: I&B Ministry to print, electronic, digital media

It has also advised online & social media, including online advertisement intermediaries & publishers, to not display such advertisements in India or target such advertisements towards Indian audience

published on : 13th June 2022

IPL betting racket busted in Hyderabad's Nizampet, Rs 10.65 lakh cash seized

Sleuths of Special Operations Team of Cyberabad and Rachakonda commissionerates busted three gangs betting on the final match and seized Rs 10.65 lakh in cash from them.

published on : 31st May 2022

In MP, postmaster held for embezzling small savings investors' money, spending it on IPL betting

The Bina sub-post office postmaster Vishal Ahirwar has confessed that he put the entire Rs One Crore plus money into IPL betting over the last two years. 

published on : 24th May 2022

Duvvada police bust online cricket betting racket

The supermaster had developed a web portal, links of which  were given to customers for betting online during IPL matches.

published on : 17th May 2022

Deep into debt-trap, mother-son duo ends life

Unable to repay long-standing loans, a woman and her son ended life allegedly by consuming poison in Jhimidipeta village in Rayagada district on Saturday. 

published on : 8th May 2022

Ten arrested in two separate betting racket busts, Rs 2.6 lakh stake money seized

Chandra Shekar was using an online platform, cricketbet9, for the betting operations. He would share the log-in username and password with the punters.

published on : 8th May 2022

Police arrest betting kingpin & four others, recover Rs 15 lakh in cash

Hyderabad police arrested an infamous cricket betting organiser and four of his associates on Monday and Tuesday.

published on : 4th May 2022

IPL betting racket busted

The arrested persons include the mainorganiser Devineni Chakravarthy, a realtor and his five associates.

published on : 10th April 2022

Law Commission wants betting, gambling legalised

The Law Commission is set to recommend legalising betting in sports and gambling. It will soon submit its report, a draft copy of which has been accessed by Express, to the government and the Supreme

published on : 17th December 2017

Third Ashes Test at Perth rocked by spot-fixing allegations 

One of the betters claimed to have worked on the scam with former and current internationals including a World Cup-winning all-rounder.

published on : 14th December 2017

Ashes spot-fixing scam: ICC says 'no evidence' of spot-fixing in Perth Test

ICC’s anti-corruption unit said there was nothing to suggest that the players have had any contact with alleged fixers.

published on : 14th December 2017