China’s lottery sales up 10.8pc in November

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BEIJING

Dec 27, 2018-

China’s lottery sales rose 10.8 percent year on year to 42.72 billion yuan (about $6.2 billion) in November, official data showed on Tuesday. Sales of welfare lottery tickets went up 1.6 percent from a year ago to 19.7 billion yuan, while sports lottery sales jumped 20.1 percent to about 23 billion yuan, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement. Under China’s lottery management rules, money from lottery ticket sales covers administrative fees, public welfare projects and prize money.  Total sales in the first 11 months of this year stood at 468.45 billion yuan. (XINHUA)

Published: 27-12-2018 11:05

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