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Shanghai qualifying matches in betting probe

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World snooker chiefs on Wednesday launched an investigation after uncovering unusual betting patterns in two matches in the Shanghai Masters qualifying event in Doncaster. 

Snooker balls are arranged before play on May 1, 2006. World snooker chiefs on Wednesday launched an investigation after uncovering unusual betting patterns in two matches in the Shanghai Masters qualifying event in Doncaster.

The matches at the centre of the probe are Scotland's Ross Muir's 5-0 win over Thai player Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon and Egyptian Mohamed Khairy's 5-4 victory over Passakorn Suwannawat, also of Thailand.

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