Bookies lose Rs. 5,000 crore as punters refuse to pay for 'fixed IPL matches'
Updated: 03 June 2013 13:36 IST
Asked to cough up Rs. 17 lakh that she had lost in matches, the woman refused, saying that she had no idea that the matches were being fixed. When the bookie in question threatened retribution from his underworld connections, the woman retaliated by threatening to lodge a rape case against him. The bookie was left with no option but to retreat.