Illegal Gambling in China

An estimated $93 Billion (600 Billion Yuan) is illegally gambled in China each year, according to the China Center for Lottery Studies at Peking University. Gambling is illegal in China, and illegal gamblers connect to oversea betting books over the Internet. If gambling were to be legalized n China, an estimated 5.6 million jobs would be created.

Amount Bet on the 2010 World Cup in Asia

During the 2010 World Cup, police in Asia arrested over 5,000 people for illegal gambling activities and seized more than $10 Million. Police in Malaysia, China, Thailand and Singapore raided 800 illegal gambling dens where $155 Million in illegal bets were placed during the World Cup.