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Tag: Gambling

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‘Nice Share’ Dupes Hundreds In Odisha’s Gajapati, Police Probe On To Bust Online Gambling App

Enticed by the scheme, the gullible victims even went on to invest bigger amounts ranging up to Rs 18 lakh.

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Gambling Den Busted In Odisha's Koraput, Over 7 Lakh Cash Seized, 20 Persons Detained

The Koraput Police detained at least 20 persons following a raid at a gambling den in Borigumma area. As per reports, the gamblers were apprehended from Nilagiri forest under Borigumma police limits. A few others managed to give the police team a slip.

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Ganjam: Gambling Den Busted, 7 Arrested
Gambling Rampant In Ganjam, 7 Arrested During Raid

Berhampur: Illegal gambling activities continued unabated in Ganjam district despite crackdown by police in regular interval. In the latest instance, Kabisuryanagar Police in the district busted a gambling den at Deogaon village and arrested seven persons on Saturday. A sum of Rs 1,08,740 and mobile phones were seized during the raid, informed Ganjam SP. “Kabisurya […]

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OTV Impact: Police Raid Gambling Den In Berhampur, 15 Arrested

Berhampur: A day after OTV telecast a report regarding a spike in cases of illegal betting and gambling during festive season in Ganjam district, police swung into action and launched a massive crackdown on a gambling den on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, a special team raided a house at Bhimarao Petasahi area under Town […]

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School students found gambling in Nayagarh; cops assure action

Nayagarh: It seems that school students are now the latest targets of the gambling racketeers in Nayagarh. Such concerns are now being raised after some school students engaged in gambling were caught on camera in Dolamandap area near Badadanda. The gambling den is operating from a place which is nearly 300 meters away from Ranpur […]

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Casinos irrespective, Goan males still prefer lottery, matka: Study

Panaji: Government lotteries and matka, an illegal daily lottery racket, beats casinos in terms of popularity among Goa’s adult male gamblers, a study has revealed. The study, published in the latest edition of the Asian Journal of Psychiatry, also establishes a linkage between tobacco-use, alcohol use disorders to gamblers’ addiction for matka. The study conducted […]

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11 Indians arrested for gambling in Nepal

Kathmandu: Eleven Indian nationals have been arrested for gambling from a private house in Western Nepal’s famous tourist hub of Pokhara, police said Saturday. The police also seized Rs 9.74 million cash from them. They were found gambling in a private house situated in Nayabazaar of Pokhara Metropolitan City, 200-kilometre West of Kathmandu, police said. […]

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Man killed by friends for Rs 40 in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: A man was allegedly killed by his friends for not returning Rs 40 at Pathanpaka village in Bidyadhar Nagar under Kaptipada police limits of Mayurbhanj district, said police on Tuesday. According to reports, the deceased, identified as Chama Suijoi had gone to a nearby market on September 17 and had not come back home. […]

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Gambling in temple: Police begins probe

Bhubaneswar: After a video showing gamblers playing cards on the premises of Rameshwar temple here at Old Town went viral on social media, the Director General of Police has ordered a probe into the matter. The incident came to the fore after a tourist shared a video showing gamblers playing cards and smoking marijuana on […]

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Man holds 23 relatives hostage in Pakistan after gambling loss

Islamabad: A man held 23 of his relatives hostage in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi city after they refused to lend him money following losses he suffered in gambling. The 30-year-old man, who had been running a business in the construction sector, lost all his fortune in gambling and asked his family to give him money to establish […]

Six gamblers arrested from Malisahi in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Continuing crackdown against gamblers in the Capital city, Kharvel Nagar police on Sunday raided another den here and arrested six persons on charges of gambling. According to sources, the gamblers were nabbed during raid at a house in MaliSahi late last night. For the past several days, police had been receiving information of gambling […]

ITI lecturer, four others held for gambling in Phulbani

Phulbani: An ITI lecturer and four others were arrested by police on charges of gambling at the residence of the former in Master Pada under Phulbani police limits in Kandhamal district on Thursday. Acting on a tip off, police raided the house of the lecturer and seized Rs 28,000 from the five. The other arrested […]

Busted gambling den in Odisha linked to Maharastra: Police

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police which intensified probe into a major gambling racket that was busted at Ganganagar in Bhubaneswar yesterday has traced links to Maharashtra. Though 11 persons were arrested, senior officials claimed that the racket was being operated by persons based in Maharashtra. “Acting on tip off, we had conducted raid and found that […]

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Tiff over gambling kills one, killers absconding

Ganjam: A person was beaten to death by a group of people reportedly over gambling in Pitala village under Hinjili police limits of Ganjam district on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Sanyasi Sahu of the same village. The incident occurred when a group of gamblers were playing in the village Tuesday night. Suddenly […]

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IPL bookie nabbed in Sundargarh

Sundargarh: Police officials nabbed a bookie from Rajganpur of Sundargarh District on charges of betting and gambling on Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches. As per sources, the alleged bookie has been identified as Ashok Agarawal. In a raid on his house, police sized cash approximately about Rs 41,000, seven mobile phones and documents related […]

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Police attacked during raid on gambling den in Borigumma

Jeypore: A police team led by Borigumma SDPO was attacked at Kumuli village while conducting raids on a gambling den late last night. The attack occurred after an argument and scuffle between the police staff and the villagers. The incident occurred while acting on a tip-off the team of more than 20 cops raided the […]

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Mastermind lady gambler among 17 held

Bhubaneswar: The Commissionerate Police today forwarded 17 persons including two women to a local court after arresting them from the Saliasahi slum under Nayapalli police limits on Saturday for gambling. Sources said the cops caught the women and 15 others red-handed while they were playing the gambling card games. The gambling was being undertaken by […]

Gambling is all an illusion

London: Pathological gamblers “see” patterns in things that are actually quite random and not really there, to such a degree that they are quite willing to impulsively bet good money on such illusory patterns, a new study finds. “Our results suggest that gamblers are more willing to bet impulsively on perceived illusory patterns,” said lead […]

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