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Sports lottery sales jumped 15.6%

China lottery sales up in May

China lottery sales up in May
The Xinhua news agency reported Friday that in May 2016 China’s lottery sales rose 7.8% year on year to 34.62 billion yuan (USD 5.2B).
China | 07/01/2016

The Xinhua news agency reported Friday that in May 2016 China’s lottery sales rose 7.8% year on year to 34.62 billion yuan (USD 5.2B).

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ales of welfare lottery tickets increased 1.8 percent to 18.37 billion yuan, while sports lottery sales jumped 15.6 percent to 16.25 billion yuan, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement.

In the first five months of 2016, total lottery sales stood at 160.29 billion yuan, representing a mild increase of 0.5 percent from a year earlier.

May’s lottery sales in south China’s Guangdong Province rose by 967 million yuan from a year ago, while Shandong, Hubei, Hunan and Yunnan also posted large increases, according to the statement.

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