Chinese lottery sales continue to boom

The China Daily newspaper reports that lottery sales in China increased 26.4 percent year-on-year in April to reach 23.58 billion yuan ($3.73 billion), according to Ministry of Finance numbers released today (Tuesday.)

Welfare lottery ticket sales amounted to 13.35 billion yuan in April, up 26.1 percent from a year ago, while sales of sports lottery tickets gained 26.8 percent year-on-year to 10.22 billion yuan.

The April figure raised total lottery sales in the first four months by 29 percent year-on-year to 83.83 billion yuan, according to the MOF data.

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