October 13, 2020 Two million people to participate in digital yuan lottery.

1.91 million people have reportedly signed up to participate in China’s latest digital yuan lottery event, according to AsiaOne news. As part of this pilot, 50,000 individuals will receive airdrops of 200 yuan each, worth around $30 USD. The goal of the effort is for the digital yuan to be spent at the roughly 3,389 stores that are currently able to accept such payments.