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Euro Tour institutes anti-gambling policy

Updated: March 15, 2011, 8:14 PM ET
Associated Press

PALM HARBOR, Fla. -- The European Tour has a new policy in its regulations this year that forbids a player or a caddie to place a bet on any golf tournament in which they are participating.

That's the letter of the law. But it's not the intent.

"It's a completely new regulation for us," said David Garland, director of tour operations. "We just feel that looking at other sports, and instances of gambling scandals in other sports over here, we didn't have a policy. It's been a little ...

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