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All Bets Are Off for Cricekters

17 November 2000

UNITED KINGDOM – Nov. 17, 2000 – As reported by the U.K. Mirror: "County cricketers are to be ordered to lay off betting on their own team from next season.

"…The England Cricket Board warn the Cricketers Association counties that in future a wager at the bookies breaks the law.

"..An ECB spokesman said: `There has been nothing in the past specifically on betting. These things have come under the general banner of bringing the game into disrepute.

"`Next year there will be specific guidelines taken from the ICC.'"

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