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El Gordo Review

El Gordo is the huge Spanish nationwide lotto, which you should really try if you dream about winning an impressive amount of money. El Gordo de la Primitiva has been taking place for decades - in fact, it is Spain’s oldest lottery.  Today, it’s quite popular across Spain and Europe because of the juicy guaranteed jackpot. Even though the lottery was originally available solely to people on the territory of Spain, Tickets can currently be purchased online regardless of the buyer’s location. The lottery comes with a minimum guaranteed jackpot of 5 million euro. Since the sum rolls over in the case of no winner, La Primitiva has been known to produce some pretty impressive jackpots. The biggest jackpot in its history is massive – 27 million euro. A person living on La Palma island because the luckiest individual in the country in March 2009.

How to Play El Gordo

The El Gordo Lottery has one drawing per week that occurs every Sunday. For a chance to win the jackpot, you’ll have to choose 5 numbers in the range from 1 to 54 and 1 additional number in the range from 1 to 9.

El Gordo Christmas Lottery

Every year at Christmas time, the Spaniards (and people from across the globe!) celebrate with the world’s biggest lottery. El Gordo Christmas lottery marks the holiday in an impressive way and the prize pool is difficult to compare to anything else. There are 13,000 winning tickets, making Christmas a lot more fun for so many people! Because of these unbelievable characteristics, El Gordo sees the participation of 98 percent of the Spanish population every single year. Here’s just one simple example to show you just how massive El Gordo is (no pun intended). In 2011, the prize pool was 2.32 billion dollars. These were distributed in the form of 2.6 million prizes, making every one in six tickets a winning one!

2,520,000,000 Christmas prize

El Gordo Rules

El Gordo de la Primitiva has a number of prize tiers and the manner in which the sum is going to be claimed will depend entirely on its size. People who win 600 euro or less can acquire the amount from any authorized retail venue. A bigger prize can be claimed solely in person from the Spanish national lottery headquarters. Players can make a prize claim after the final drawing for the week has taken place. It’s also important to keep in mind that income taxes do apply to lottery prizes in Spain. Sums of less than 2,500 are freed from taxation. People who are luckier and win a bigger amount will have to pay a 20 percent income tax.

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The Odds of Winning El Gordo

Chances of winning the jackpot in the Spanish El Gordo lottery are 1 in 28,462,590. Other than the jackpot, there are 8 additional prize tiers. The smallest prize is provided to individuals who get only the bonus number correct. Because of all these possibilities, the overall odds of winning a prize in the lottery are pretty favorable.

El Gordo Prize Breakdown

There are nine prize tiers, including the jackpot in La Primitiva:
Numbers Matched Estimated Prize (€)
Match 5 + Key Number €5,000,000
Match 5 €180,000
Match 4 + Key Number €8,000
Match 4 €160
Match 3 + Key Number €45
Match 3 €14
Match 2 + Key Number €6
Match 2 €3
Key Number Only €1.50

El Gordo Results

El Gordo is a 5 + 1 number lottery game. To win €5.4 Million El Gordo jackpot, you have to match 5 main numbers and 1 bonus number. Here are the El Gordo winning numbers for 25-06-2017 CET:


El Gordo Past Results

The El Gordo result archive contains the results from 06-02-2005 CET up to the last ones. You only need to select the right date from the list.

Sunday 25th June 2017 010209123806
Sunday 18th June 2017 051331425205
Sunday 11th June 2017 020313294300
Sunday 4th June 2017 061522295408
Sunday 28th May 2017 011113505301
Sunday 21st May 2017 093334424701
Sunday 14th May 2017 132324254508
Sunday 7th May 2017 022137515306
Sunday 30th April 2017 061530344401
Sunday 23rd April 2017 040507104200

El Gordo Prizes

The El Gordo lottery features 9 prize divisions. To win any prize in El Gordo, you have to match 1 number. Chances to hit the El Gordo jackpot are 1 in 31,625,100. To see all the El Gordo odds, go to the REVIEW tab.

Divisions Match Payout per Winner
1 Prize 5 + 1 0,00 €
2 Prize 5 + 0 70.639,08 €
3 Prize 4 + 1 1.712,46 €
4 Prize 4 + 0 153,68 €
5 Prize 3 + 1 47,90 €
6 Prize 3 + 0 10,11 €
7 Prize 2 + 1 8,01 €
8 Prize 2 + 0 3,00 €
9 Prize 0 + 1 1,50 €

El Gordo Hot & Cold Numbers

Hot numbers are the lottery numbers that appear the most in drawings. Cold numbers are the numbers that appear infrequently. Some lotto players choose them specifically because of the frequency, believing that their reappearance in El Gordo results is only a matter of time, while others stay clear.


El Gordo Jackpot History

The jackpot history tool will enable you to see the changes in the biggest El Gordo jackpots over time. Use the data to carry out analysis, comparisons and predictions for the next El Gordo jackpot. The biggest El Gordo jackpot is €36,675,630 and it was won on 2010-09-19 CET.

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