Illegal Sports Gambling in India

Nearly $54 Billion is illegally bet on sports in India each year, according to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Although sports betting is illegal across the country, many backstreet bookies accept bets from customers wanting to gamble on cricket.

Up to $50 Billion is illegally bet on cricket around the world each year.

(More statistics about illegal online sports betting.)

Source:  AFP, “Make betting legal, says top Indian body,” Google News, May 25, 2013.