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Former Pakistan pacer Sarfraz Nawaz alleges death threats from bookies

Former Pakistan pacer Sarfraz Nawaz alleges death threats from bookies

Former Pakistan fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has filed a complaint with the police for getting death threats from the bookies and asked for round-the-clock protection.

Oct 21, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Brexit poll: In or out? British bookmakers see more bets placed on Britain staying in European Union

Brexit poll: In or out? British bookmakers see more bets placed on Britain staying in European Union

British bookmakers on Thursday afternoon revealed that the final flurry of bets placed on the outcome of the "In/Out" referendum on European Union (EU) membership were strongly backing an "In" result.

Jun 24, 2016, 02:12 AM IST
Bangladesh throw 'bookies' out of premier league

Bangladesh throw 'bookies' out of premier league

At least four suspected bookmakers have been thrown out of cricket stadiums during the ongoing scandal-tainted Bangladesh Premier League, in efforts to ensure the tournament is graft free, an official said on Thursday.

Dec 03, 2015, 17:32 PM IST
Fans and Vegas bookmakers abuzz over Mayweather-Pacquiao

Fans and Vegas bookmakers abuzz over Mayweather-Pacquiao

Fight fans rejoiced and social media exploded on Friday at the news that the long-awaited clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would at last take place in Las Vegas on May 2.

Feb 21, 2015, 07:08 AM IST

Bookmakers offer varied odds on next pope

As cardinals gathered in the Vatican on Tuesday to elect a new pope, bookmakers appeared as uncertain as everyone else as to who would emerge as leader of the world`s 1.2 billion baptized Catholics.

Mar 12, 2013, 21:29 PM IST

Bookmakers to monitor big bets on minor sports

British bookmakers will be monitoring unusually big wagers placed on minor sports during the London Olympics to help prevent fixing scandals.

Mar 21, 2012, 12:28 PM IST

Waugh`s figures of 56 betting approaches may be wrong: Lorgat

Lorgat has questioned Waugh`s claim that 56 cricketers reported illegal approaches by bookmakers to the sport`s governing body last year.

Jul 24, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

`56 players approached by bookmakers last year`

Steve Waugh has claimed that 56 cricketers have reported being approached by illegal bookmakers in the past one year alone.

Jul 22, 2011, 00:00 AM IST