El Gordo Spanish Lottery
El Gordo is made up of several big money draws in Spain, including El Gordo Navidad which is famed for its gigantic prize pot, given away to lucky players once a year on the 22nd December. Other annual events include el Nino, which occurs in January and uses a similar system to El Gordo Navidad but with smaller prizes, and a summer draw in July.
How to Play the El Gordo de la Primitiva
El Gordo de la Primitiva is a weekly draw which takes place on a Sunday afternoon. Players pick five main numbers from 54 and one Key Number between 0 and nine. The Key Number acts like the Bonus Ball in UK Lotto by increasing the prizes of players who match certain numbers of main balls.
El Gordo Primitiva Odds and Prize Tiers
Here are all the details you need to know on how to win an El Gordo de la Primitiva prize:
|Prize Divisions||Match||Winning Odds|
|Level 1||5 + 1||1:31,625,100|
|Level 3||4 + 1||1:129,082|
|Level 5||3 + 1||1:2,689|
|Level 7||2 + 1||1:172|
|Level 9||0 + 1||1:10|
Jackpots begin at €5 million and often rise much higher, often to eight figures.