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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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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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Spain’s Christmas Lottery, “El Gordo”

(NOTE: read MadridMan’s 2009 Blog Entry on Spain’s Christmas Lottery)It’s time once again for “El Gordo“, Spain’s Christmas Lottery! Just yesterday, Saturday, about 30 minutes before the lottery offices closed, I ran out to my local lottery ticket office to … Continue reading

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Spain’s Christmas Lottery

(NOTE: also see the entry, “El Gordo 2009: Spain’s Christmas Lottery” as well as the 2008 entry.) It’s not Christmas in Spain until people start lining up to buy their lottery tickets! The “Loteria de Navidad” is Spain’s Christmas Lottery. … Continue reading

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