Spanish Lotto La Primitiva: The Ultimate Lottery Guide

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What is Spanish Lotto La Primitiva?

Spanish Lotto or La Primitiva as it is commonly called is one of Spain’s oldest national lotteries.

With a record jackpot of €101.7 MILLION and 2 jackpot prize categories, it’s easy to see what makes this Spanish lottery a classic.

This guide will tell you everything you need to know about this popular Spanish lotto!

(Curious about the common winning numbers? Check the latest Spanish Lotto La Primitiva results now!)



Spanish Lotto | La Primitiva | Quick Facts

Here are the most important stats to keep in mind about this Spanish lottery.

Spanish Lotto La Primitiva



Spanish Lotto | La Primitiva | Jackpot & Prizes

Spanish Lotto is one of the few lotteries that has an additional, special jackpot prize.

Thanks to the Reintegro bonus number (which is randomly generated) whoever matches all 6 main numbers as well as this bonus number wins an extra prize. This is on top of the main jackpot!

There are 7 lucrative prize categories in total.



Spanish Lotto | La Primitiva | Game Rules

Unlike the Christmas lottery, this Spanish lottery has an extremely simple game format. To bet, all you have to do is pick 6 numbers from a pool of 1 – 49.

Draws take place twice a week, every Thursday and Saturday at 21:00 CET.



Spanish Lotto | La Primitiva | Odds Table 

This Spanish lottery enjoys competitive overall odds at 1 in 54 and unlimited jackpot rollovers, which means that jackpots can grow extremely large.

Check out the table below for the breakdown of prizes and odds


Spanish Lotto | La Primitiva | History 

La Primitiva means “primitive” or “original” in Spain – and as one of the oldest lotteries in Spain and possibly the world – the name is very fitting!

It was introduced by King Carlos III in 1763 to raise funds for the state and was formally declared as Spain’s lottery in 1985. It remains a popular Spanish lottery ever since!


Spanish Lotto | La Primitiva | How To Play

Now that you’re armed with all the stats, if you’re looking to play this Spanish lottery, there are a lot of options to choose from at

Single Bet

Select your numbers, pick the number of draws you wish to enter and you’ve just made a line bet on the Spanish Lotto.

The process is similar to buying a ticket online – except you are betting on the outcome that the numbers you selected will win.

If any of your numbers match the Spanish Lotto results, your prize money will also match the official prize tiers. 


Regular Syndicate Bet

For easy group play, check out our lottery betting syndicates.In the regular syndicate, you’ll bet on a share of 44 lines – for as low as £4 per share.  

In addition, thanks to our exclusive wheeling systems, you’ll have to only match 5 numbers for a share of the top prize.

Winnings are shared with the group, split according to how many shares you own. The more shares you have, the higher your portion of winnings. 


Super Syndicate Bet

If you’d like go in for more lines, try our Super Syndicate bets.

These are extremely large syndicates exclusive to, that bet on up to hundreds of lines – which you can get a share of for a fraction of the cost!

In our Spanish lotto super syndicate, you can bet on a share of 132 lines for £12 per share




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