Amount Bet on the 2010 World Cup in Asia

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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.

(See all statistics about illegal sports betting.)

Source: “Thousands held in Asian gambling bust,” CNN, July 16, 2010.

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