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Chinese Lottery Awards Record $89.5 Million Jackpot in Beijing

An unidentified man won China’s biggest-ever lottery jackpot, worth 570 million yuan ($89 million), and has yet to come forward to claim the prize, the country’s lottery agency said yesterday.

The man bought 110 tickets for the “Dual-Colored Ball” game at a shop in Beijing’s Sanlitun neighborhood, according to a statement on the website of the China Welfare Lottery Issuing and Management Center. It cited a salesperson identified as Hou.