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Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd.
("BToto") ("Sports Toto")
Address: Level 13-01, Berjaya Times Square No. 1, Jalan Imbi MY-50726 Kuala Lumpur
Postal Address: P.O. Box 10822 50726 Kuala Lumpur
E-mail Address:
Phone: +60 3 2148 9888
Fax: +60 3 2141 9581
Population: 24.3 million (est. 2006)
Executive Director: Vincent SEOW
Year Lottery Founded: 1969
Sales FY 2001 :
Sales FY 2002 :
Sales FY 2003 :
Sales FY 2004 :
Sales FY 2005 :
Sales FY 2006 :
Sales FY 2007 :
Sales FY 2008 :
Sales FY 2009 :
RM2.333 billion
RM2.294 b
RM2.205 b
RM2.477 b
RM2.670 b
RM2.938 b
RM3.035 b
RM3.278 b
RM3.696 b
Number of Employees: 841
On-line Vendor: ILTS
Games Offered: Toto 4D, 5D, 6D, Mega Toto 6/52, Power Toto 6/55, Supreme Toto 6/58
Beneficiaries: Sports, youth and culture programes.
Jurisdiction: Malaysia

Background Information

Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad ("BToto") was incorporated in 1969 as Unilite Electrical Industries Berhad. The Company changed its name to Far East Asset Berhad in 1987. On 31 October 1992, the Company completed its acquisition of the entire issued and paid-up share capital of 112,522,500 ordinary shares of 50 sen each in Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd ("Sports Toto") for a purchase consideration of RM600 million through an issue of RM390.97 million 9% nominal amount of RM1.00 Redeemable Convertible Unsecured Loan Stocks 1992/97 in the Company and the balance in cash of RM209.03 million. On 17 May 1993, the Company was renamed Berjaya Sports Toto Berhad.

The principal activities of the Group are:

  • operations of Toto betting under Section 5 of the Pool Betting Act, 1967;
  • leasing of on-line lottery equipment; and - manufacture and distribution of computerised lottery systems.

The history of Sports Toto began in 1969 when it was incorporated to run the Toto betting business.
It was essentially the Government's effort to raise funds to promote and develop sports, youth and cultural activities. Sports Toto was privatised in 1985 when its Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Dato' Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun, through his private company acquired 70% of the paid-up capital.
Today, Sports Toto offers 6 games which are drawn 3 days in a week. Sports Toto is the largest Number Forecast Operator in Malaysia.
On the international scene, the Group is supplying and maintaining a computerised on-line lottery system in Luzon Region in the Philippines.
In the USA, BToto's subsidiary, International Lottery & Totalizator Systems, Inc. ("ILTS") is a leading supplier of on-line computerized wagering system with installations worldwide.

News 2013
April 1, 2013 Berjaya Sports Toto Declares 8 Sen Interim Dividend
March 18, 2013 Berjaya Sports Toto's 3Q Earnings Down 23.6% to RM86.07m
February 18, 2013 Research Firm Keeps BToto Target Price Unchanged

News 2012
December 13, 2012 BToto May Offer Dividend, Director Hints at Over 40 sen Per Share After SGX Listing
December 12, 2012 Lottery Operator’s Business Trust Gets Nod to List on Singapore Exchange
October 29, 2012 Investment Bank Affin Downgrades Berjaya Sports Toto
September 19, 2012 BToto Q1 Earnings Up 20.2% to RM110.68 Million
August 3, 2012 BToto Gets MoF Approval for Transfer of Entire Gaming Business to Singapore Unit
August 1, 2012 Berjaya Sports Lead Malaysia Consumer Discretionary Sector
July 19, 2012 BToto Wins Most Profitable Company Award
June 26, 2012 Maybank Research Maintains Buy On Berjaya Sports Toto
June 26, 2012 Bland Q4 Pre-Tax Profit Rises 69% Despite Lower Profit From Its Gaming Business
June 20, 2012 CIMB Research Maintains Outperform on BToto BToto as Profit Slips on Higher Payouts
June 9, 2012 Berjaya Sports Toto Bets on Business Trust Spin-Off
June 6, 2012 Tycoon Set To List Lottery Operator In Singapore
June 5, 2012 Berjaya Sports Toto to List Unit as Business Trust in Singapore
May 12, 2012 BToto Chairman Retires
April 17, 2012 Research House Maintains 'BUY' Call on Berjaya Toto
April 9, 2012 Maybank Investment Lists New Warrants for Lottery and Gaming Companies
March 22, 2012 Berjaya Sports Toto Posts Higher Revenue of RM983.5m, PBT of RM164.9m in Q3
February 27, 2012 Analysts Positive on Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd
January 12, 2012 Ambank Issues Call Warrant Over Sports Toto Shares
January 2, 2012 Lottery Equipment and Software Supplier Acquires more Pizza Chain Shares

News 2011
December 22, 2011 Berjaya Land Sells 2.66 Million BToto Shares
December 14, 2011 Asia-Pacific Gaming Market Growth to Moderate in 2012
December 13, 2011 Lottery, Gaming Firm Reports Plan to Improve Values of Shares
December 13, 2011 Lottery Operator’s Q2 Net Profit Soars on Lower Payouts
September 21, 2011 BToto Posts 32% Jump in Q1 PBT to RM130m
June 21, 2011 Lottery Operator BToto Q4 Net Profit Up on Lower Prize Payout
April 14, 2011 BToto Not Seeking Strategic Investor
April 12, 2011 Malaysia Tycoon Explores $1 Billion Sale of Gaming Firm Stake – Sources
April 11, 2011 4D Punters Hit Bull’s-Eye
January 19, 2011 Sports Toto Downgraded

News 2010
Dec 30, 2010 Berjaya Sports Toto CEO Appointed Chief Executive Officer of BCorp
Dec 24, 2010 Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd To Be Taken Private?
Dec 20, 2010 B-Land Reports Lower Profit Contribution from Gaming Unit
Dec 9, 2010 Analysts See Lottery Companies Losing Market Share to Illegal Operators
Dec 7, 2010 Reduction to Some 4 Digit Prize Payments Approved
Sept 30, 2010 Businessman Wins Largest Ever Malaysian Jackpot of RM48million
Sept 21, 2010 BToto Q1 Income Hit By Higher Duty
July 13, 2010 Berjaya Sports Toto Not Likely To Reduce 4D First Prize Pool
July 9, 2010 4D Lottery Operators Reported to be Lobbying to Reduce Prize Money
July 7, 2010 Gaming Sector Receive Multiple Setbacks
July 5, 2010 Berjaya (Formerly Prime Gaming) Reduces Share in Pizza Chain
July 6, 2010 Genting Ratings Not Affected By Its Bid For Video Lottery Facility
July 6, 2010 Lottery / Gaming Operators Mixed on Impact of New Betting Duty Hike

Lottery Firms May Seek Lower 4D Payouts
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (July 6, 2010) - Reports indicate three gaming companies will lobby Malaysia’s finance ministry to reduce first prize payouts for so-called “4D” lotteries..........Subscribers

BToto Unit Gets Notice on Tax, Duty Revision
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (July 1, 2010) – News Service reports Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd's (BToto) wholly-owned unit, Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd (STMSB), has received a letter from the Ministry of Finance on the revision of the tax and duties on gaming activities in Malaysia..................Subscribers

Berjaya Shares Sink as Ascot Buy Called Off
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 27, 2010) - Investors beat shares of Berjaya Corp. down as much as 9% Monday, after the company said it abandoned plans to buy 70% of Ascot Sports Sdn. following the government’s decision over the weekend to retain a ban on sports betting........Subscribers

Berjaya Halts Purchase of Sports-Betting Firm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 27, 2010) - Malaysian gaming group Berjaya (BGRO.KL) will not proceed with a planned acquisition of a sports betting operator after the government upheld a ban on the activity............Subscribers

Sports Toto Gets Nod For Note Programme
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 25, 2010) – Business Times Malaysia reports Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto) said Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd (STMSB) has received approval from the Securities Commission for it to undertake a medium-term note programme of up to RM800 million...................Subscribers

Government Backs-Down on Issuing Sports Betting License
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 26, 2010) – A leading Malaysian newspaper reported today that Prime Minister has announced that NO sports betting licence will be issued as feedback from the public indicate a majority of people oppose such a move.............Subscribers

MP Says Betting License Misunderstanding is PM’s ‘play of words’
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 21, 2010) – Reports that although the government has repeatedly denied that it has awarded a sports betting license to a company, an opposition MP today furnished................Subscribers

Berjaya Toto Q4 Pre-Tax Profit Falls to RM117m; Higher Prize Payout Drags Net Profit Down 25%
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 22, 2010) - Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd's pre-tax profit for the fourth quarter ended April 30, 2010 declined to...............Subscribers

Sports Toto Hires Banks for RM600m Bond Sale
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (June 15, 2010) -- Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd, a maker of computerized lottery systems, hired AmInvestment Bank Bhd and Maybank Investment Bank Bhd to help it sell as much as RM600 million...............Subscribers

Sports Toto’s Notes Get AA-Rating
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (June 15, 2010) -- Malaysian Rating Corp Bhd (MARC) has assigned an AA-rating for Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s RM800mil medium-term notes with a stable outlook...................Subscribers

BCorp Stock Hit By Uncertain Status Of Sports Betting Licence
KUALA LUMPAR, Malaysia (June 8, 2010) - Berjaya Corp Bhd's share price slumped to its lowest in more than three months due to the uncertainty over the sports betting licence status of Ascot Sports Sdn Bhd...........Subscribers

Legalized Betting To Boost Berjaya Sports Toto's Revenue
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 3, 2010) - Analysts are bullish on Berjaya Sports Toto's performance as not only legalized betting but the present environment for the upcoming World Cup is also expected to boost its revenue.............Subscribers

No More Licences for Sports Betting, Says Government
KUALA LUMPAR, Malaysia (May 14, 2010) – The Government will not issue another sports gaming licence to other companies for legal sports betting business, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chor Chee Heung was quoted as saying..........Subscribers

Analysts Say Approval of Sports Betting License Could Be Politically Unpalatable
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (April 13, 2010) -- Reports analysts say the Najib administration would be exposing itself to political risk if it allows a sports betting concession to be revived in this a Muslim-majority nation...................Subscribers

Government Collects RM1.2 Billion in Gaming Tax: PM
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 30, 2010) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Government collected RM1.2 billion in tax from the six gaming companies in the country last year..............Subscribers

PR Wants Government to Revoke Approval for Lottery Operators to Conduct Special Draws      
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 24, 2010) – According to local media reports Pakatan Rakyat (PR) is urging the federal government to revoke approvals given to numbers forecast operators (NFOs) to hold special draws and reduce the number of weekly ordinary draws to curb gambling in the country...................Subscribers

Lottery Operator Reportedly Seeking Approval from Authorities to Operate Legal sports betting in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 23, 2010) – A leading Asia news service reported today that sports betting may soon be legalised, probably in time for the Fifa World Cup finals in South Africa from.................Subscribers

CIMB Research Maintains OUTPERFORM on BToto
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 16, 2010) -- CIMB Equities Research said although B-Toto's annualised 9MFY4/10 core net profit came in 3.3% below its estimate and 4.5% shy of consensus, it was within expectations....................Subscribers

Malaysian Lottery BToto Posts Higher Q3 net Profit
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 16, 2010) -- Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s (BToto) net profit increased marginally to RM97.8mil for the third quarter ended Jan 31 against RM97.1mil in the previous corresponding period.......................Subscribers

OSK Research Firm Maintains Buy on BToto, Target Price RM4.90
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 12, 2010) -- OSK Research is maintaining a Buy on Berjaya Sports Toto (BToto) with a target price of RM4.90 after it announced a new lotto variant -- Supreme Toto 6/58 game......................Subscribers

BToto to Launch New Lotto Game, Minimum Upfront Jackpot RM8.88m
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (March 11, 2010) – According to local media reports Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s unit Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Sports Toto) will launch another lotto game named Supreme Toto 6/58 and offers a guaranteed minimum upfront jackpot of RM8.88 million.................Subscribers

Research House Keep Berjaya Sports Toto At BUY
MALAYSIA (March 10, 2010) -- AmResearch kept Berjaya Sports Toto at Buy with unchanged Tp of RM5.00. “Despite potentially disappointing FY10 forecast earnings, we remain positive on Berjaya Toto,” ......................Subscribers

Lottery Operators Upping the Ante to Win a Share of the Festive Fever
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (February 15, 2010) -- The Chinese New Year celebrations will see the three number forecast operators (NFOs) in Malaysia – Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto), Tanjong plc, and Magnum Corp Sdn Bhd – upping the ante to win a share of the festive lottery fever......................Subscribers

Research House Cautious on BToto
LUMPUR, Malaysia (February 12, 2010) -- Maybank Equiies Research has turned cautious on Berjaya Sports Toto (BToto) with an unchanged Sell at .....................Subscribers

Berjaya Rises on Vietnam Lottery Plans
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (February 10, 2010) -- BERJAYA Corp, a Malaysian property, betting and insurance group, rose to its highest level in almost three weeks after Vietnam said it is considering a lottery project that BToto has proposed.....................Subscribers

Vietnam Says Berjaya’s Lottery Proposal is Under Consideration
HANOI, Vietnam (February 10, 2010) - Vietnam is considering a lottery project proposed by Malaysia’s Berjaya Corp., according to Ngo Van Tuan, director general of the Ministry of Finance’s department for banking and financial institutions and local news service..............Subscribers

Berjaya Toto’s Venture into Vietnam Remains Challenging
KUCHING, Malaysia (February 9, 2010) – Lottery Number forecasting operator (NFO) Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s (Berjaya Toto) foray into the Vietnamese market is a challenging and uncertain endeavour........................Subscribers

Research House Maintains ‘OUTPERFORM’ on Lottery Company
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (January 2010) -- CIMB Equities Research is maintaining its outperform on Berjaya Sports Toto (BToto) for its pure numbers forecast operators (NFO) status, continued market leadership and solid gross dividend yields of 7%-8%.......................Subscribers

Lottery News 2009

Consumers' Association Objects to Gambling Money Being Used for Development Projects
KALA LUMPAR, Malaysia (December 28, 2009) -- The President of the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) referred to a report in a daily newspaper dated December 4, which quoted a written response to Parliament by the Finance Ministry stating that the taxes gained by the government from the three and four-digit gaming companies in Malaysia amounted to more than RM1billion and this was used for social programmes......................Subscribers

BERJAYA Sports Toto to Sell Lottery System; BAssets Buys New Lottery System for RM12.7m
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (December 17, 2009) – Berjaya Assets Bhd's (BAssets) 65%-owned subsidiary Natural Avenue Sdn Bhd is acquiring a new lottery system for US$3.62 million (RM12.67 million) cash.........................Subscribers

Malaysian Gaming Firm Berjaya Sports Toto 2Qtr. Net Profit Slips
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (December 14, 2009) -- Gaming firm Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd said second quarter ended October 31 net profit slipped 8.9% to RM102.5mil, as revenue fell 9.4% to RM857.1million.................Subscribers

Poland to Decide on Legality of Gambling Sponsored Football
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (December 7, 2009) - Online gambling companies have become a big source of sponsorships for football clubs. Poland’s proposed legislation to restrict online gambling poses a real threat to football clubs as their major source of finance is threatened..................Subscribers

Sports Toto to Sponsor the Running of the Mother of All Hunts
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (October 26, 2009) -- Sports Toto has come on board as a sponsor of the Sun Motor Hunt for the first time this year....................Subscribers

Berjaya Corporation's Q1 Pre-Tax Profit Rises To RM184.26m, Assisted by Gaming Businesses
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (September 29, 2009)  -- Berjaya Corporation Bhd's pre-tax profit for the first quarter ended July 31, 2009, was up at RM184.260 million compared with RM136.824 million in the same period of last year...................Subscribers

Toto System 7 Players Rewarded
MALAYSIA (September 10, 2009) -- Winners of the Mega Toto 6/52 Give Yourself Another Chance Contest were treated to a prize presentation ceremony on Thursday by Sports Toto Malaysia,........................Subscribers

BToto Q1 Pre-Tax Profit Rises to RM101million on Lower Payouts
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (September 10, 2009) -- Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto) reported a net profit of RM100.5mil for its first quarter ended July 31, 8.8% higher than RM92.4mil in the previous corresponding period on lower prize payouts..............Subscribers

Government Approves More Lottery Games in an Endeavour to Curb Rise in Illegal Gaming Operators
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (July 29, 2009) -- All three lottery number forecast operators (NFOs) in the country will benefit in the longer term as the government tries to curb a rise in illegal gaming by increasing the number of legal lottery games, although Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto) may face some initial pressure from new games awarded to its rivals................Subscribers

Malaysian Lottery Operators Will Benefit From Any Government Decisions to Allow Them to Offer More Games
Multi-Purpose up 3pc to 14-Month High on Government Approval for a New Four-Digit Lottery Game
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (July 27, 2009) – news reported that Multi-Purpose Holdings Bhd, a Malaysian betting and property group, rose to a 14-month high in Kuala Lumpur trading after it received government approval for a new four-digit lottery game that includes a jackpot element................Subscribers

Analysts See Stronger Net Positive Impact On Sales Growth for Gaming Group with New Game
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (July 15, 2009) -- Gaming group Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto) may have a “winning number” in its new lotto game, to be introduced by the end of the year via wholly-owned subsidiary, Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd...................Subscribers

Fourty (40) Million BToto Shares Placed Out
B-Land Raises RM190 Million From BToto Placement
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (July 7, 2009) -- Berjaya Land Bhd (B- Land) announced today it has placed out a total of 40 million shares in Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto) for RM190 million or at a placement price of RM4.75 per share.........................Subscribers

Sports Toto Gets Nod To Replace Lotto Game
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (June 25, 2009) -- Sports Toto Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd, has received approval to replace one of its existing lotto games, 6/42 Jackpot, with another under the name of "Power Toto 6/55."..................Subscribers

Analysts Welcome BToto’s High Dividends; Target Price Raised to RM5.15
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (June 17, 2009) -- Analysts were delighted with Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s (BToto) announcement on Monday of its dividends and distribution of treasury shares that exceeded their expectations.......................Subscribers

Malaysian Lottery Operator Q4 Net Profit Jumps 76pc to RM107 Million
MALAYSIA (June 16, 2009) -- Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s (BToto) fourth quarter net profit jumped 76 per cent to RM107.2 million due to a lower prize payout....................Subscribers

Lottery Operator to Raise Stake in Prime Gaming
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (April 5, 2009) -- Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd (BToto) plans to increase its stake by another 6.81% in Prime Gaming Philippines, Inc (PGPI) for RM32.24mil cash....................Subscribers

Research Firm Bullish on BToto's Prospects
MALAYSIA (March 18, 2009) -- OSK Research is bullish on the prospects of Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd, a gaming company, due to its strong dividends and a business that can deal with the economic slowdown................Subscribers

Lottery Operators Expected to Get Ten Special Draws This Year
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (February 4, 2009) -- Last October, the government quietly awarded three gaming companies ten (10) more special draws a year in a move to..................Subscribers


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