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Law and Practice of Betting, Gaming and Lotteries

Submitted by Firm:
Shearn Delamore & Co.
Firm Contacts:
Sivabalah Nadarajah, Suganthi Singam, Vijayan Venugopal
Article Type:
Legal Update

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends,

Our TMT Partner, Janet Toh, and Associate, Boo Cheng Xuan, have co-edited Halsbury's Laws of Malaysia, Volume 9(1) on Betting, Gaming and Lotteries. This volume of the highly regarded legal encyclopedia consists of eight chapters encompassing the Betting Act 1953, Common Gaming Houses Act 1953, Pool Betting Act 1967, Racing (Totalizator Board) Act 1961, Lotteries Act 1952 and the Lotteries (Registration and Licensing of Gaming Machines) Regulations 1973.

Amongst others, the updated volume sees the introduction of new sections addressing online gaming, as well as recent cases such as Lei Meng v lnspektor Wayandiana Abdullah & others [2022] 3 MLJ 203 (FC); Resorts World At Sentosa Pte Ltd v Andrew Kam Tai Yeow & Another Case [2022] MLRHU 132; Li Shishun v Osman Affendi Mohd Shalleh & Ors [2021] MLJU 1292,  [2021] 9 CLJ 789; Hen De Wei v Lembaga Pencegahan Jenayah & Ors  [2021] MLJU 1912, [2021] 1 LNS 1490; Lan Limiao and 42 Ors v Inspector Mohd Hafizi Zailan & Ors [2020] MLJU 130, [2020] 1 LNS 2205, just to name a few.

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