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participation in the sport of matching gamecocks in a cockfight

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The court said the group is a juridical entity and should not be given a permit to hold cockfights.
Justice Siddiqui also observed that bull cart racing, donkey cart racing, bullfights, ram fights, dogfights and cockfights were no doubt common customary games, but it had been noticed that behind the curtain of such customary fanfare, a planned business of gambling was flourished.
A man was shot dead by still-unidentified assailants while on his way home with his P9,000 winnings from a cockfight in Pasay City on Wednesday afternoon.
The pair had denied holding cockfights, which are illegal in every US state, in the town of Irrigon in 2012 and 2013.
We're kinder to animals (gambling on dogfights, cockfights and bull-baiting used to be hugely popular); kinder to people of different races and ethnicities; generally opposed to slavery; and, by and large, we don't let people beat their wives or children, which is a comparatively new standard.
a rural area on the mainland where cockfights and accompanying crowds are less likely to draw attention.
Last week the Sunday Mirror showed pictures of cockfights and discos inside the jail, with lags bragging that it was "the best jail in the world".
A rare piece ofWelsh cultural heritage, this building was used to stage cockfights in Conwy
He writes thoughtfully, for example, about cockfights and animal activism.
men at the cockfights had them tattooed on their hands.
Presently, cockfights are allowed inside purpose built arenas where betting is legal, but clandestine matches also abound.
Cockfights usually last for around 20 minutes and progress into bloodbaths.
Gambling at cockfights has been illegal since the passage of a state Senate bill last year, but the winner of the derby collects a purse from entry fees.
She said: "Just like they came from all over to see cockfights in Prescot's Cockpit or to see plays down the road in the Playhouse, we want them to come to Knowsley's new Cockpit.
Proponents of cockfights have argued that it's part of traditional Hispanic culture, but the bishops declared, "It is not a cultural treasure.