El Gordo de Navidad 2024
The most popular lottery in Spain is El Gordo de Navidad – the annual Christmas lottery game.
Established in 1812, El Gordo has become a cultural cornerstone and Christmas tradition in Spain as players gather together to buy tickets for this special festive raffle. Co-workers, family members and even entire villages buy up tickets in the hope of winning a prize.
Held once a year on 22nd December, the El Gordo draw offers the largest lottery prize pools in the world, with billions of Euros to be won across countless tickets.
Spain’s most popular lottery celebrated its 211th anniversary with the 2023 draw, as players hoped to win a life-changing prize by matching one of the winning codes drawn on the day. The 2024 draw will take place on Sunday 22nd December, offering a multi-billion Euro prize pool.Learn more about El Gordo here