Taiwan Expected To Introduce Sports Gambling In 2008

The Director of the Taiwanese Council on Physical Fitness and Sports has said that he expects various types of sports gambling to be introduced in South and Central regions of the country in April of next year.

Director Yang Chung-ho says he expects the Government to announce which institution will be in charge of issuing sports lottery tickets in Taiwan in September, ahead of the games becoming operational on April 15 2008. The announcement comes several months after the Taiwanese government reportedly instructed the Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to draft plans for the legalisation of sports gambling in two regions in Southern and Central Taiwan in order to stimulate economic development in the areas.

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