Press ESC to close

    El Gordo

    EL GORDO

    El Gordo (the fat one) is actually the nickname of the top prize-winning ticket number. El Sorteo Extraordinario de Navidad -the Christmas Lottery - has been played since 1812 and currently has a top prize of €4 million for one ticket (consisting of 10 décimos). Winnings under €2500 are tax-free.

    About El Gordo

    wave
    lottery (1)

    El Gordo
    Results

    The draw takes place at 9am on December 22nd. You can check the winning results here shortly after the live draw.

    dice (1)

    El Gordo
    Odds

    An estimated 14% of people will win a prize when playing El Gordo, the Spanish Christmas Lottery. Get your tickets quickly to be in with a chance!

    statistic

    El Gordo
    Statistics

    The most common final digit of winning El Gordo tickets are 4 and 8. You might find people asking what the final number is when they purchase a ticket.

    money

    El Gordo
    Prizes

    You can win a prize by matching any part of the winning El Gordo ticket code. El Gordo pays out over €2.2 billion in prizes!

    celebration

    El Gordo
    Winners

    El Gordo holds the record for the biggest lottery in the world, with over €2.3 billion paid out in prizes each year.

    lottery

    How to play
    El Gordo

    Just like a raffle, you purchase a décimo (1/10th) or a ticket to play El Gordo. There are around 170 series each with 170 tickets available.