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Malaysia looking at legalized sports betting by June?

TAGs: berjaya group

BerjayaAlready in the hunt for a lottery concession in Viet Nam, the Berjaya Group has turned its focus closer to home, and is said to be close to a deal with Malaysia’s government to allow legal sports betting in time for the World Cup in June. It’s odd how often quadrennial sporting events are the tipping point that convinces legislators to do something they normally wouldn’t consider, sorta like “Oh, crap, the Olympics are coming! Here’s $6 billion – go build some new roads and a suicidally fast luge track!” Read more.

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