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Cineworld posts half-year revenue rise on strong U.S. ticket sales

Aug 9 (Reuters) - Cinema operator Cineworld Group Plc posted on Thursday a 10.8 percent rise in half-year revenue, helped by strong U.S. sales backed by big-ticket releases such as "Avengers: Infinity War" "Black Panther".

Net admissions to its cinemas rose 4.9 percent to 123 million for the six months ended June 30.

(Reporting by Sangameswaran S in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)