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2013 Spain’s Christmas Lottery El Gordo

They say Spain’s annual Christmas Lottery is the richest in the world, distributing more than 2 Billion Euros, or 3 Billion U.S. Dollars, all taking place this coming Sunday, 22nd of December. TVE1 coverage starts at 8am and the whole … Continue reading

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2012 Spain Christmas Lottery – El Gordo

It’s that time of year again.  “El Sorteo de Navidad“, Spain’s Christmas Lottery,  and “El Gordo“, is upon us – which, frankly, makes it a bit hard to breathe. (ba-dum-dum!) It’s hard to breathe because the lottery is on everyone’s … Continue reading

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How it Feels to Win the Lottery

I’ve never won anything before. But last Tuesday it happened. I ACTUALLY won Spain’s Christmas Lottery! Overwhelmed, jubilant, and in denial, I checked my numbers online once, twice, even a third time to be sure I wasn’t mistaken. Nope. The … Continue reading

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El Gordo 2009: Spain’s Christmas Lottery

It’s that time of year again. In some cases, people have lined up for hours to select their numbers for the 2009 edition of Spain’s Christmas Lottery, all hoping to win “El Gordo”, the largest of all prizes. A few … Continue reading

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