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.

Slain Colombia star Escobar honored in Rio

Campaigners using football to underpin social development Wednesday met in Rio to honor the memory of Colombian footballer Andres Escobar, slain 20 years ago to the day.

Don`t blame kids, gambling runs in your genes

Now you may figure out why your kid gambles a lot. Look at your background first as gambling, like many other behavioural traits, runs in families.

Ben Affleck`s gambling problem causes trouble in wife`s life?

Ben Affleck`s gambling fiasco is allegedly troubling his actress wife Jennifer Garner.

Goa tourism minister says no to offshore casinos

In what can spell further trouble for the offshore casino industry in Goa, Union Minister for Tourism (independent charge) Sripad Naik has said "he is against the offshore casinos".

4 arrested for gambling in Ghaziabad

Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of gamblers with the arrest of four persons in the city.

Dutch thief claims match-fixing in football `happens far more than people believe

Alleged match-fixer Paul Rooy has questioned Holland`s 8-1 win over Hungary from behind the bars in Holland, who was handed over to the Dutch authorities after being arrested in Germany for handling stolen works of art.

CBI chief regrets rape remark; NCW issues notice

In a shocking as well as controversial remark, CBI director Ranjit Sinha compared the legalisation of sports betting to `enjoying` sexual assault.

Law to curb corruption in sports needed: Sibal

India needs a law to curb corruption in sports like South Africa, Portugal, Italy and Sri Lanka, law minister Kapil Sibal said Monday.

Why gambling is sanctioned on Diwali
Why gambling is sanctioned on Diwali

Have you ever wondered why a vice, like card playing, is a part of Diwali celebrations?

Justin Timberlake wants to cut down gambling

Singer-actor Justin Timberlake wants to cut down on his love for gambling.

Harry Styles gambles alone

Singer Harry Styles was spotted enjoying a game of roulette alone at a nightclub here.

Four arrested for abduction, murder of minor in Delhi

Four persons were arrested for the alleged abduction and murder of a 13-year-old boy, police said on Tuesday.

25 foreigners held for pornography, gambling in China

Nearly 25 foreigners have been arrested in a police crackdown on illegal activities in Beijing.