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The Italian gambling regulator known as AAMS has issued a report showing the country's 8 month total for gambling wagers was up sharply over the same time last year.
Wagers for the first 8 months of the year totaled €48.3 billion, which is up 23.85% over the same period last year. For the month of August, wagers were €6.418 billion.
As of the end of July, AAMS reported year to date totals of 21.45% growth.