Sport 24 – New Delhi – Indian police have arrested three men suspected
of placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches as authorities crack
down on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise every
year.

Summary

  • New Delhi – Indian police have arrested three men suspectedof placing illegal bets on Indian Premier League matches as authorities crackdown on gambling rackets that emerge around the billion-dollar franchise everyyear.
  • The trio were accused of running an online betting syndicatefrom a residence in New Delhi.
  • “We arrested the three on Saturday while they werebetting during the Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils match,” YoudhbirSingh, a senior police officer in Delhi, said on Tuesday.
  • Media reports say police have busted other syndicates, inthe southern city of Hyderabad and the eastern state of West Bengal, in thefirst two weeks of the 11th season of the lucrative IPL franchise.
  • The money-spinning IPL, the world’s most popular domesticcricket league, has been plagued by controversy since its inception in 2008.


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