Kedah to review mahjong licence renewal
- Published on Monday, 23 November 2009 14:24
- Written by Staff
He was commenting on a question on mahjong licence raised by Sidam assemblyman Tan Joo Long at the state assembly yesterday.
Azizan said the state government might consider approving the licence only to Chinese associations pending discussions and the study.
He said gambling destroyed families and some gamblers had resorted to seeking loans from 'ah long' (loan sharks) to repay gambling debts.
Kedah (also known by its Arabic honorific, Darul Aman, or 'Abode of Peace') is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia.
(New Straits Times)