Canadian provincial lottery and gaming operator Loto-Québec has reported a 6 per cent increase in revenue to CAD$686.5m for the first quarter of its 2018/19 financial year.

The operator enjoyed a strong performance from its lottery segment in the three-month period ended June 25th, as revenue increased 22.5 per cent to $244.4m. Record jackpots for the Lotto Max game, including a $60m jackpot win in Québec, helped to deliver a 71 per cent increase in revenue from the game to $62.3m.

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