The Chinese lottery market recorded sales growth of 13 per cent in August to RMB35.07bn (€4.5bn), with a total of 26 provinces recording year-on-year growth.

The Chinese Welfare and Sports lotteries posted double-digit growth versus a year ago, with Welfare Lottery sales up 10 per cent to RMB17.47bn and Sports Lottery sales climbing 16 per cent to RMB17.60bn.

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