EL GORDO is the most popular of Spain's lotteries, play, win and get results for el-Gordo here.
Millions of dollars are won on Spain's
Lottery every week. If you haven't tried Spain's National
Lottery before - then here's your opportunity to play.
Every year, EL GORDO Lotto pays out a resulting $1.39 billion (USD) with over $6.53 million (USD) being awarded in jackpot prizes every week. And there are thousands of other cash prizes to be won in EL GORDO as well.
Why are there so many prizes in EL GORDO? Because around 70% of the revenue generated by the Loteria National is put back into the prize fund. Thats more than most of the other world's lottos!
The minimum jackpot prize is 3 million (EUR). If there is no jackpot prize winner, a rollover is announced and the prize amount is added to the jackpot in the next draw.
Did you know that around 35% of EL GORDO lotto tickets win a prize!
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How to play EL GORDO Lotto
El Gordo Lotto is a 6/49 game. In order to win the jackpot,
you need to play to match 6 numbers with those drawn from the set of 49
balls. A seventh ball drawn is used for the Bonus Ball to increase
the second division prize.
EL GORDO lotto games are held twice per week on Thursday and Saturday. The lotto result draws are broadcast live on TV and are strictly supervised by representatives from the Spanish Government.
The Odds of winning the EL GORDO Lotto
|6 Balls||1 in 13,983,816|
|5 Balls + bonus||1 in 2,330,636|
|5 Balls||1 in 54,201|
|4 Balls||1 in 1,032|
|3 Balls||1 in 57|
The History of EL GORDO - "THE FAT ONE"
The Spanish National Lottery (Loteria Nacional) has existed since 1763, which makes it one of the oldest lottos in the world and up until 1862 was a 5 from 90 game. EL GORDO was added to the other, already running Spanish Lotteries, in 1985.