El Gordo – The fat one
The Spanish Christmas lottery is a national lottery that began in 1813. It’s considered to be the biggest lottery in the world in terms of total prize payout.
Employees of a retirement home in a struggling Spanish town were big winners in the world's biggest lottery. The lottery is a Christmas tradition that has gone on for more than 200 years.
Champagne corks have been popping across Spain as thousands celebrate a win in the biggest ever national Christmas lottery. The winning numbers were sung out by Madrid schoolchildren on live television.
A select group of lucky Spaniards, many of whom hail from outside Madrid, have won the world's largest lottery. The sweepstake has dished out prizes worth 2.5 billion euros ($3.3 billion) in total.
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