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Prize money added to lottery jackpots for Dragon Boat Festival

2019/05/28 14:16:17

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Taipei, May 28 (CNA) Taiwan Lottery Co. will add an additional NT$300 million (US$9.5 million) to the jackpots of two national lotteries to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival, the company announced Tuesday.

In anticipation of the festival, the Taiwan Lottery added an extra NT$200 million to the Power Lottery from Monday to July 25, the company said.

There will also be an additional 100 lottery draws of NT$1 million for the Grand Lottery game from Tuesday to June 21, according to the company.

The company will provide another incentive to lottery players, increasing the prize winnings of its Bingo Bingo game for 16 consecutive days beginning on May 31.

This year's Dragon Boat Festival, one of the three major traditional festivals in Taiwan along with the Mid-Autumn Festival and Lunar New Year Festival, falls on June 7.

(By Wu Chia-Jung and Chung Yu-chen)