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Malaysia police bust 4-D betting syndicate counting centre

Malaysian police raided a counting center for an illegal 4-D betting syndicate operating in Jalan Abdullah Tahir in Malaysia over the weekend, according to local media.

Three suspects in total, including two men and one woman believed to be in charge of operations were arrested. The center was believed to collect at least RM 60,000 (US $13,800) per day, according to Johor Baru South police chief Sulaiman Salleh.

A total of 89 suspects have been arrested under suspicion of involvement in gambling activities in raids that have taken place in Malaysia between 1-10 January, 2016, according to The Sun Daily.

4-D is a fixed-odds lottery game popular in Singapore and Malaysia, also known as “Pick 4” in the United States. Twenty-three winning numbers are drawn each time, the prize is won if one of the numbers drawn matches the players pick.

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