The second phase of IPL 2021 is going on in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. There is also a lot of news of betting during IPL. In the midst of all this, casinos were hired for the IPL by a gang of international organized bookies where the betting was planned. Apart from this, there was a plan to run an entire network by renting several hotels in Sharjah and Abu Dhabi, which has now been busted. The e-crime branch of Dubai Police has broken this entire nexus, due to which the entire betting plan seems to have failed. The local authorities have admitted that during IPL matches, D gang members sitting in Pakistan are trying to make big game in betting.
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It is also being told that some bookies between South Africa and Australia were trying to come to Dubai. However, due to the activation of the police even before their arrival, their entire plan has failed. Actually, the local administration is very cautious about the ongoing IPL matches in Dubai, Sharjah and Abu Dhabi. Officials say that IPL is being organized in their country, so they do not want to see their country getting into trouble illegally due to betting. For this, a separate Sports Police team has been formed which is keeping an eye on every incident happening in IPL matches.
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Information is also being kept about all the hotels in Dubai where sports betting can take place. The biggest success of the officials is that till now no betting case has come up this year. Despite this, the police team is constantly monitoring the major hotels of Dubai and Sharjah. The team is also eyeing two major Dubai casinos. The administration is keeping a close watch even in hotels where Indians often stay.