Tag Archives: indian premier league
- 12BET in ping pong deal; Star India beat out Sony & Facebook in IPL deal
September 5, 2017
The Asian-facing online gambling company 12BET, and Indian media and entertainment outfit Star India pick up sponsorship deals at two very different ends of the sporting spectrum. 12BET continues to mop up the sponsorship deals in the minor leagues of professional sport with another World Cup partnership signed in blood...
- Indian Premier League teams suspended for match-fixing
July 15, 2015
Two Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket teams have been suspended due to illegal betting and match fixing. A three-member panel, which was appointed by India’s Supreme Court, has recommended a two-year suspension of the Chennai Super Kings and the Rajasthan Royals after team officials were found to be illegally betting...
- India’s sports betting laws need to leave the 19th century
June 26, 2013
India’s sports betting laws are based on 19th century British Empire thinking and need to be brought into the 21st century, according to participants at a debate in New Delhi on Tuesday. The Interactive Session on Regulating Sports Betting in India: Challenges and Opportunities seminar was organized by the Federation...
- India sports bettors need to have “the right to do wrong”
June 8, 2013
The India Premier League (IPL) cricket betting scandal continues to dominate India's media circles thanks to the involvement of several Bollywood figures, including Celebrity Big Brother winner Shilpa Shetty. The Delhi Police claim Shetty wagered Rs 100k (US $1,750) on a recent IPL match, although Shetty says the charges are...
- Support for legal sports betting grows as India ministries draft legislation
May 28, 2013
India continues to move closer to legalized sports betting in the wake of the headline-grabbing spot-fixing scandal that overshadowed this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket series. The Ministry of Sport, which had already been considering drafting a betting law prior to the controversy, has teamed up with the Law...
- Could India’s latest cricket scandal lead to legal sports betting?
May 25, 2013
A cricket spot-fixing scandal in India may provide the necessary spark to prod politicians into finally passing legislation to legalize sports betting. The past week has seen a deluge of reports in the Indian media regarding illegal wagers on the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the arrests of scores of...
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017