Strong growth from the country’s Sports Lottery helped the overall Chinese lottery market to grow sales for the eighth consecutive month in October.

Total China lottery sales were up 8 per cent compared to a year ago to RMB33.83bn (€4.6bn), the market’s best monthly performance since June. This included year-on-year growth across a total of 23 provinces, including Hubei, Guangdong, Hunan, Shaanxi, and Yunnan.

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