Winners across Spain are celebrating the results of the ‘El Gordo’ Christmas lottery this week. The world-famous lottery handed out over €2.4 billion in prizes this year. Check out the biggest numbers below.
After 3 hours of waiting, It was not until 12:15 p.m. that the first prize of the most anticipated lottery draw appeared this year, making it one of the most thrilling draws ever seen. The Jackpot of the Christmas Lottery 2021 is number 86148 and has been sold in various areas. Each winning tenth is awarded €400,000 (€328,000 after taxes) and has been won in four locations.
The towns that won the first prize in the Lottery Draw were Madrid, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Santoña (Cantabria) and Ayamonte (Huelva). The Christmas Draw gave out 2,408 million euros in prizes, the same figure as last year. As with each annual draw, 70% of the funding is allocated to prizes, to ensure that the 100,000 numbers reach an issue of 3,440 million euros for every top prize winner.
A little after 11 a.m, the second prize had been called out: 72199. The third prize was called an hour later: 19517.
The Hundreds: the winning numbers that begin with like hundreds the numbers that start with: 195, 428, 721, 861 or 911.
The Last Numbers: the numbers that end in: 17, 19 and 48.
The Pedrea: the 1,794 numbers sung during the pedrea are awarded 1,000 euros each.