China Lottery sales up

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The local lottery collected US$4.23 billion in January.

The National lottery reported a 12.6 percent growth in November.

China.- According to a report released by the Ministry of Finance, China’s lottery sales grew 12.6 percent year-on-year to US$5 billion last month. Lottery sales were higher in Hunan province mostly, with the largest growth nationwide to US$61.6 million.

Welfare lottery tickets sales rose almost 5 percent compared to the previous year to US$2.5 billion, whilst sports lottery sales perceived a 22.1 percent to US$2.3 billion. Just in November, lottery sales in Shandong experienced a significant growth after reporting an increase of US$84 million yuan year-on-year.

The current Chinese regime, the lottery incomes covers the administrative fees, public walfare projects and prize money. The total result from January to October, the Chinese lottery grew 6.7 percent to US$46.7 billion.The Ministry’s report shows that lottery sales were higher in Hunan province mostly, with the largest growth nationwide to US$61.6 million. Shandong, Hubei, Shaanxi and Henan provinces confirmed great results as well.