Tag Archives: Taiwan Sports Lottery
- Taiwan has more lottery shops than 7-11 stores
April 4, 2017
China’s lottery sales enjoyed strong double-digit growth in February, as players sought to welcome the Year of the Rooster with a lucky score. Figures released by the Ministry of Finance show total lottery sales hitting RMB 28.15b (US $4.1b) in February, 25.4% higher than the same month last year. Welfare...
- Taiwan pol forced to deny sports lottery addiction claims
December 28, 2016
A Taiwanese legislator has been forced to deny a website’s claim that he’s a degenerate sports lottery gambler. On Wednesday, an online news portal claimed that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taipei City Councilor Hsieh Wei-chou was a fixture at two Taiwan Sports Lottery retail outlets and had run up sports...
- China’s sports lottery sales spike 83% in June thanks to World Cup
July 17, 2014
The 2014 FIFA World Cup helped spur an 83% year-on-year rise in sales of China’s sports lottery last month, according to figures released this week by the country’s Ministry of Finance. Sports lottery sales topped RMB 19.24b (US $3.1b) in June, while Welfare Lottery sales enjoyed a comparatively small 18.1%...
- Sports lottery sales and betting arrests spike as World Cup draws to a close
July 12, 2014
Without a doubt, Asian bookmakers – be they official state-sanctioned operations or private outfits – likely wish that there weren’t four long years wait in between FIFA World Cup events. As of Friday, China's official Sports Lottery says the 2014 tournament has generated sales of over RMB 12b (US $1.93b),...
- Taiwan Sports Lottery World Cup windfall; HKJC’s underage gambling problem
July 3, 2014
China’s sports lottery has experienced a serious boom ever since the 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off last month and the sports lottery in China’s renegade province is reporting similar gains. The Taiwan Sports Lottery Co. (TSL) originally projected that it could earn an extra NT$1.3b ($43.4m) thanks to the...
- Intralot wins Taiwan lottery bid; AGTech inks Gold Circle; Korea overheats
December 22, 2012
A group led by Greek lottery outfit Intralot has won the 10-year contract to run the Taiwan Sports Lottery. On Wednesday, the Taipei Times reported that the Sports Affairs Council had selected Intralot and its partners – Taipei-listed digital memory manufacturer ADATA Technology and the Chinatrust Commerical Bank – to...
AGTech inks online lottery deal with China’s Alipay
March 24, 2017
Huobi wants Chinese bitcoin users to explain source of funds
March 22, 2017