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September 27, 2021

It reached a total of us$ 561 million

Games of chance turnover increased 13.8% in Uruguay last year

(Uruguay)- Games of chance turnover increased a 13.8% in Uruguay during 2010 compared to 2009, and reached a total of us$ 561 million, which increased the number of bets per capita to us$ 220.

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ambling bets controlled by the Betting Agency of Lotteries and Sports Lotteries reached the us$ 306 million last year, while the turnover of state casinos was us$ 200 million, according to the information released by local newspaper El Observador.

Bets taken in Conrad Hotel Casino Conrad Punta del Este, main Uruguayan seaside resort, which receives mainly foreign visitors, were not considered.

The game that registered more bets was the Sports Lottery, which represented the 45.1% of the total sales, followed by el Cinco de Oro (22.3%), La Tómbola (20%) and Lottery (7.6%), according to the report.

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