Betting in India
In India too, many states tried imposing prohibition, found this impossible to implement, and so gave up. Liquor sales are now legal in almost all states, but regulated. This generates enormous revenues for governments, thousands of legal jobs for workers in the industry, and satisfaction for millions of consumers from what others regard as illicit pleasures.
Online Cricket Betting is another such Pleasure, and Needs to be Dealt with accordingly. True, liquor has some very undesirable side effects. Betting too can in some cases lead to addiction and ruination. But driving such activity underground creates far more problems than it solves.