TMC behind death of youth who protested against gambling, alleges BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday blamed Trinamool Congress (TMC) goons for the murder of a youth who had protested against gambling in South 24 Parganas district.

Chinese police nets 5,100 for online prostitution, gambling

 In a nationwide crackdown on online prostitution, gambling and arms deals, Chinese police have detained more than 5,100 people, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced on Wednesday.

Girl power drives British royal baby name betting

Prince William and his wife Kate`s second baby will be a girl, bookmakers predicted Thursday, with Alice tipped as the most likely name for Britain`s new royal baby.

Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness
Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness

Brendan Rodgers has no intention of gambling on the fitness of Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge at Sunderland on Saturday.

Mumbai cops crackdown on bars, gambling and video parlours

Mumbai Police have raided seven commercial establishments since December 31 night and arrested as many as 110 people for allegedly carrying out illegal activities and violating rules, and rescued several bar girls.

China arrests 87,000 for gambling, prostitution

Police in China have arrested 87,000 people in the campaign against gambling and prostitution that was launched earlier this year, the ministry of public security said.

'China arrests thousands in porn, gambling crackdown'

 China has detained over 30,000 people during a two-month clamp down on pornography and gambling, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.

Thousands arrested in China porn, gambling crackdown

 Police in China`s Guangdong province on Sunday said they captured more than 30,000 suspects in a two-month crackdown on porn and gambling.

Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.

Problem gamblers share similar characteristics to people with personality disorders

A new research has revealed that problem gambling and personality disorders often go hand in hand.

Aaron Sorkin adapting gambling memoir 'Molly's Game'

Academy award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin has signed on to adapt gambling memoir 'Molly's Game'.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets
NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets

NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to US laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.

Hunger can help you take better decisions

It's better to be starving than well-fed when you are trying to make a life-changing decision, according to a new study which found that hunger can improve decision making.

Monsoon Adventure: Gambling and Poker Trips
Monsoon Adventure: Gambling and Poker Trips

Visiting poker rooms and casinos in different cities in India ought to be on your to-do-list this monsoon season, says Pooja Bhula.


Eating addiction similar to gambling fixation

If you cannot resist overeating despite the obvious health risks, you may well be suffering from an eating addiction which, as a study shows, is a behavioural disorder and could be categorised alongside conditions such as gambling.

Clash breaks out over gambling in Aligarh

A clash broke out between two communities due to a minor tiff over gambling in Turkman gate area, leaving at least six persons injured, police said.

Maharashtra: 28 people, including BJP corporator, held for gambling

Twenty eight people, including a BJP corporator, were arrested for allegedly indulging in gambling in the city, police said on Wednesday.

Taiwan ex-prosecutor jailed for covering up gambling

A former Taiwanese prosecutor was sentenced to 12 years in prison on corruption charges for taking bribes to cover up gambling businesses, a court said.

China busts World Cup gambling rings worth USD 3bn: Reports

Chinese police have uncovered a series of illegal World Cup betting cases involving almost USD 3 billion, media reported today, as authorities struggle to control the country`s growing gambling problem.

China jails 68 in online gambling bust

China has jailed 68 people for up to nine years for online gambling, state media said on Friday, making it the country`s largest such bust of a ring, which was valued at $78 billion.