What is the El Gordo?
Jackpots for this hugely popular Spanish lottery game start at €5 million, which is more than enough to live the high life! The El Gordo lottery is held once a week on Sunday afternoons. Draws take place in Madrid at 13:00 GMT. Since starting in 1993, it has rapidly grown into one of the biggest lotteries in Europe.
Can I play Weekly El Gordo lottery online?
With LottosOnline, you can play Weekly El Gordo from anywhere!. Simply visit the LottosOnline website, choose your numbers and cross your fingers! If you prefer Lady Luck to do the hard work for you, the Quick Pick number generator will select numbers for you at random.
When is the cut off time for purchasing tickets?
Tickets must be purchased from Monday to Saturday - no tickets may be purchased on Sunday, the day of the draw.
How do I win the El Gordo lottery
Every ticket has two grids. The first set of balls is numbered from 1 to 54 and the second from 0 to 9. Players select five main numbers from the first grid and one from the second. To hit the jackpot you'll need to have selected all five main numbers from grid one, as well as the winning number from grid two. In total, there are nine prize payout tiers. This means that even if you don't hit the jackpot you could still win big.
Can I play the Weekly El Gordo from outside Spain?
You don't have to live in Spain to play Weekly El Gordo lottery. By signing up for a free LottosOnline account you can buy tickets from anywhere in the world. This means you have a chance at winning one of Spain's biggest jackpots!
How do I claim the money on LottosOnline if I win the jackpot?
Ready to spend your new fortune? Claiming your prize money is easy. After LottosOnline has verified your ticket, your winnings will be transferred into your LottosOnline winnings wallet. It's then yours to spend on whatever you like. You can request a transfer into your bank account, donate it to a charity or add it to your Account Balance for future games. If you're a big jackpot winner, LottosOnline will collect the money on your behalf and make all the necessary arrangements.
How do I find out if I'm a winner?
Feeling lucky? If you're a winner LottosOnline will notify you of the exciting news via email. You can also check the LottosOnline website for regular updates on winning numbers.
How much is the tax on winnings?
By Spanish law, winnings over €2,500 are subject to a 20% tax.
How many El Gordo rollovers can take place?
There is no limit to the number of times a rollover can take place. This means jackpots have soared to over €30 million! Will you be the next lucky player to win a rollover jackpot?
Is there an age limit?
To play Weekly El Gordo lottery you'll need to be 18 years or over.