El Gordo de Navidad. Sorteo de Navidad. Lotería de Navidad. These phrases all refer to the same thing – the Spanish Christmas Lottery, one of the oldest and arguably the biggest lottery in the worldwide. On Dec 22, 2015, €2.24 billion will be up for grabs, with El Gordo (i.e. “the big one”) amounting to €720 million to be distributed amongst 180 winning tickets. Take note of the following key facts of this fantastic lottery:
- Largest prize pool in the world of €2.24 billion
- 1:100,000 chance (or 160 jackpot winners) to share in winning the top prize of €720 million
- Attractive winning odds of 1:7 per prize
- More than 24 million ways to win a prize
The number of tickets available for this raffle will be limited as the draw date nears. So get your Spanish Christmas lottery tickets before the draw closes on Dec 22.