The Official Spanish El Gordo

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Next Draw: Sun 01/04/2015

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Spanish El Gordo

As the lottery of choice in lottery-mad Spain, the weekly El Gordo draws have a huge following, both at home and abroad. The minimum jackpot prize pool is about €6.5 million. There’s only one draw a week, and loyal players never miss it. Big-money rollovers draws of up to €26 million help keep the fan base for Spain’s Weekly El Gordo charged up and ready to play, as players have a 1 in 10 chance of winning a cash prize.

Jackpots for the weekly El Gordo game have the potential to fly up to about €35 million. Spain’s Weekly El Gordo has 7 prize levels in addition to the jackpot and dishes out multiple prizes for every draw.

Spanish El Gordo Key Facts

Draw Days

  •  Mon
  •  Tue
  •  Wed
  •  Thu
  •  Fri
  •  Sat
  •  Sun
 

Minimum Jackpot prize pool

€6.5 Million

Record Jackpot

€35 Million

Draw Format

Pick 5 numbers from 1 to 54, plus 1 Bonus Number from 0 to 9. The bonus number is drawn separately from the main numbers. If you match all 6 numbers, you’re a jackpot winner.


 

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Spanish El Gordo FAQs

  •   What is Spain’s Weekly El Gordo?

    The history of Spain’s El Gordo dates back to 1811. It’s one of the oldest weekly lump sum lotteries in the world. It’s among the most popular games in Spain—a country known for its love of lotteries. Unlike many national lotteries, Spain’s Weekly El Gordo is drawn only once a week.

  •   How does it work?

    You need to pick 5 numbers from between 1 and 54. Then pick a Bonus Number from between 0 and 9. You win the jackpot by matching all 6 numbers, and win second prize by matching the 5 main numbers. In all, there are 7 prize levels in Spain’s Weekly El Gordo, ensuring that players have numerous ways to win a prize.

  •   What does it pay?

    The jackpot prize pool kicks off at about $6.5 million and can rise as high as €35 million. Big-money rollovers are also common, with jackpots of up to €26 million.

  •   What happens after buying a Ticket?

    Once you’ve placed your order, we will email your confirmation. Your Spanish El Gordo Ticket(s) will be purchased by our local office who will send a scanned copy directly to your email. The originals will be stored in a security deposit box by our auditors for your security.

  •   How much does it cost to play?

    The exact price of your Spanish El Gordo ticket depends on how many lines you’d like to play and how many draws you want to play for. Remember, the price you pay includes all our service fees and taxes. We do not charge any deductions or commissions of any kind. You keep everything you win.

  •   When is the deadline for buying Tickets?

    The deadline for buying your tickets is usually around 5 hours before the draw itself. The amount of time you have left is clearly shown on the website. We recommend that you order in plenty of time if you don’t want to miss out.

  •   What are the odds?

    Your odds of winning the top prize in Spain’s Weekly El Gordo are 1 in 31,625,100. Your overall odds of winning a prize are about 1 in 10.

    Prize Hits Odds
    1st (jackpot) 5 + 1 1 in 31,625,100
    2nd 5 1 in 3,513,900
    3rd 4 + 1 1 in 129,082
    4th 4 1 in 14,342
    5th 3 + 1 1 in 2,689
    6th 3 1 in 299
    7th 2 + 1 1 in 172
    8th 2 1 in 19
    9th 0 + 1 1 in 10
  •   How do I know if I have won?

    After the draw the winning numbers and the prizes for each category will be announced by Spanish El Gordo. As soon as we get this information, it will be communicated via email and, if you have won a major prize, we will contact you directly as soon as we can. All results can also be viewed on our website.

  •   What happens when I win?

    All prizes won that are below $600 will be claimed on your behalf and credited to your WinTrillions account. Any prizes won above this level are handled on a case by case basis according to the rules of the individual lottery. Wherever possible WinTrillions will claim the prize money on your behalf. If you prefer to handle your own claim or local rules prevent us from claiming the prize on your behalf, we will facilitate getting the winning ticket to you and our lottery winners support team will assist you in making the claim. We have had over 192,000 winners from 118 different countries throughout the world with players winning anything from $8 prizes up to $1 million jackpots.

 

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Why play Spanish El Gordo?  

  •  The jackpot potential is €35 million
  •  Rollovers often happen, giving players the opportunity to play for big money
  •  There are 7 ways to win a prize