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Chris Eaton: Match fixing has dented China & India’s football potential

SBC News Chris Eaton: Match fixing has dented China & India’s football potential

Addressing the Soccerex Asian Forum in Jordan on the issues of sports corruption and match fixing, Chris Eaton Executive Director of the International Centre for Sports Security (ICSS) urged attending delegates to push for all Asian nations to adopt a “transparent, legalised, regulated and supervised sport betting, so there will be far less money to fix football or any other …

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Virtual betting sites on the up in India

The popularity of the ICC Cricket World Cup, has seen a rise in virtual betting sites targeting cricket mad Indian consumers, reports the Indian Economic Times. Whilst all forms of online sports betting remain illegal in India, Virtual sports betting sites which offer prizes and pooled jackpots offer Indian sports enthusiasts an alternative. The rising popularity of these sites has …

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Indian football needs a ‘Soccer Sachin’

SBC News Indian football needs a 'Soccer Sachin'

SBC News’ Sam Cooke revisits the Indian Super League after its glitzy opening weekend and notices the absence of local footballing stars. So it begins… The much anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) kicked off its debut season on Sunday at the Salt Lake Stadium in West Bengal. Atletico De Kolkata, a team subtly affiliated with Atletico Madrid, were the victors …

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PickLive sign with Indian lottery

SBC News PickLive sign with Indian lottery

Picklive Limited, operators and suppliers of next-generation fantasy sports and social gaming is delighted to announce that it has entered into an investment deal and joint venture with Indian based lottery distributor and operator, the Sugal & Damani Group (“SND”), to launch daily fantasy cricket games for real money prizes in the lucrative Indian market.  . The joint venture will …

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