Who is Ravi Uppal from Bhilai owner of Mahadev Book Betting App, biography and net worth

Who is Ravi Uppal from Bhilai owner of Mahadev Book Betting App, biography and net worth

ED seizes assets in the Mahadev online betting case totalling Rs 417 crore, headlining the founders of the app. Here is all about Ravi Uppal, the co-founder of the Mahadev app

In connection with the Mahadev internet gambling case, the Enforcement Directorate has confiscated cash and assets worth Rs 417 crore.

Who is Ravi Uppal from Bhilai owner of Mahadev Book Betting App living in Dubai, biography and net worth

The two kingpins who manage the ring from Dubai, Sourabh Chandrakar and Ravi Uppal, are said to have made Rs 5,000 crore using the betting app, according to the central agency.

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One of the two ringleaders in the Mahadev online betting case, Sourabh Chandrakar, reportedly spent $200 million on his opulent wedding in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) earlier this year, according to information by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). In conjunction with the operations of the Mahadev online gambling app, where one of the promoters is Chandrakar, the central agency is looking into money laundering involving crores.

Who is Ravi Uppal?

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Ravi Uppal is 43 years old and is allegedly the principal promoters of the online betting site Mahadev Online Book. He, who is from Bhilai in Chhattisgarh, is living in Dubai, where he is said to manage the platform’s activities alongside his partner Chandrakar.

Indian Express claims that Uppal has a degree in engineering. He has lived in Dubai for almost two years with Saurabh Chandrakar.

The Enforcement Directorate raided properties linked to the Mahadev betting app and recovered assets worth Rs 417 crore. The reportedly illegal application is run by a man named Saurabh Chandrakar who allegedly spent Rs 200 crore on his wedding in Dubai and had brought his relatives from Nagpur and film stars via private jets. Ravi’s net worth isn’t known though.

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Rs 112 crore were handed over to Yogesh Bhapat’s event management company, R-1 Events Private Limited for the weeding. Rs 42 crore were paid for the hotel bookings.

Officials claim that the organisation founded by Sourabh Chandrakar and Ravi Uppal, which operated out of Dubai, was utilising the online book betting programme to sign up new users, generate user IDs, and launder money via a complex network of benami bank accounts.

How did it all started?

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Chandrakar and Uppal, who began as local bookies, eventually relocated abroad and created this illegal programme in order to reach a larger audience. Chandrakar used to sell juice in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, and Uppal was an engineering graduate while they were in their twenties. The platform was established following their 2018 relocation to Dubai.

By allowing users to gamble using credit cards, UPI, debit cards, and bank transfers as it expanded its user base, the app continued to evade India’s laws on taxation, money-laundering, and foreign exchange.

Sourabh Chandrakar and Ravi Uppal, who run the Mahadev Online Bookings from Dubai, were in charge of overseeing its operations.

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