Cockfighting is a popular sport in rural Pakistan; however, "betting is illegal under the Prevention of Gambling Act 1977".  Betting is illegal, but police often turn a blind eye towards it. [ citation needed ] In Sindh (one of 4 major provinces of Pakistan ), people are fond of keeping fighting cock breed, known as Sindhi aseel in Pakistan . These cocks are noted being tall, heavy and good at fighting. Another popular breed is called Asil chicken|Mianwali Aseel. In Sindh Gamblor or Khafti uses Almond and other power enhancing medicines to feed the fighter cocks.