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Spectators caught betting online at the Diamond Games

Three people were kicked out of the Diamond Games, after found betting online during the event.

Spectators caught betting online at the Diamond Games Organizers at the Proximus Diamond Games, the professional tennis tournament held in Antwerp, Belgium, removed three spectators, after security found them placing sports bets online using laptops.

 "Three spectators were removed. The two Russians and one German were holding a laptop and logged on to a gambling Web site were gambling on ongoing matches. The WTA takes a zero tolerance approach to this issue. The men were asked to leave or hand over their laptops and they decided to leave with their computers. Unfortunately we do not have any other powers," read statement by the WTA spokesman. According to reports, the three bettors took advantage of the delay between the actual score and the time it took for the score to appear on the official WTA website.

 You can bet online on the Diamond Games at the British online sportsbook Bet 365 (no USA players).

 Published on 02/12/2008

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