Gurugram: The IPL 2020 is starting on Saturday and along with this the betting market will also start. Assuming the bookies present around the city, the current winner is the first choice of the Mumbai Indians bookmakers and is priced at Rs 4.90, while Mumbai is followed by Sunrisers Hyderabad at Rs 5.60.
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Just days before the IPL starts in the UAE, the Gurugram police has asked its Intelligent Wing, Crime Branch Unit and the Station House Officer (SHO) of all the districts to keep an eye on the bookies and gather information about the culprits. Have asked you to do. On the other hand, the bookies have started working away from the eyes of the police. Looking at the past performance of Mumbai Indians, he has chosen Rohit Sharma as his favorite player.
A bookmaker told, ‘The current price of Mumbai Indians in the IPL is Rs 4.90. After them is Sunrisers Hyderabad which costs Rs 5.60. After this Chennai Super Kings are priced at Rs 5, Royal Challengers Bangalore for Rs 6.20, Delhi Capitals Rs 6.40, Kolkata Knight Riders Rs 7.80, Kings XI Punjab Rs 9.50 and Rajasthan Royals Rs 10.
He said, ‘The team that costs the least is considered very strong. If someone puts 1000 rupees on Mumbai Indians that Mumbai will win and Mumbai wins, then they will get Rs 4,900. Match rates can be up and down. Apart from this, he told, ‘IPL is a big tournament for us and our client and its cancellation is a big shock. Many people collect money for these matches so that they can repay the loan and invest this money in the business.
Metropolitan cities and small towns like Gurugram have become big betting bastions. There is a speculation of crores of rupees in the IPL, but the police is very strict to keep a check on these people. One of the many bookies is Shyam Vohra of Agra and his father Vatsal Vohra. They have taken shelter in both of these Gurugrams, as the police in Delhi and Noida are more strict.
An Information Bureau (IB) official has said, ‘Speculator Shyam Vohra’s network is in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. This couple of father and sons are hiding in the city to run their betting business. Apart from this, bookies from many states will be hiding in the outskirts of the city. It is estimated that 40 thousand bets will be made in IPL matches.
On the basis of similar inputs, the police of Gurugram is on high alert and the police of the intelligent unit has been asked to increase the surveillance in the area. According to official data, a total of 148 cases have been registered under the Gambling Act and so far a total of 235 people have been arrested this year. Last year, 446 cases were registered and 700 people were arrested under the Gambling Act.
The DCP of Gurugram police said that the police is currently busy in Kovid-19 but their units are keeping an eye on the illegal network. He said, ‘We have told our police to keep an eye on the syndicate who are doing illegal work. Our team is monitoring all kinds of cyber operations. Besides, instructions have also been given to the people about not collecting at one place. The IPL was to begin on March 29, but due to Kovid-19, it is being made in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from September 19.