elgordo info

Being one of the three oldest lotteries in the world which is still operating, the recent rules of the lottery allow player to match six numbers in order to win the jackpot. Prizes are also awarded to those who match at least three numbers. El Gordo results are drawn every Sunday 21:30 Spanish time at the studios of the Loterías y Apuestas Del Estado headquarters in Madrid, Spain.

Hosted In Schedule Guess Range Jackpot Type Tax Requirements
Spain Sunday 21:00 5/54 + Reintegro 1/9 Cash About 20.00%

Prize Breakdown

Lottery Starts From: € 5,000,000
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*The overall odds of winning any prize in the game are approximately 1 in10



The El Gordo lottery was introduced as a monthly draw in 1993 (almost 200 years after being created) along with its much older lottery sister- the La Primitiva, and later on was increased into a weekly draw at 1997. El Gordo offers impressive jackpots which frequently roll over into incredibly large amounts!


With El Gordo de la Primitiva, Jackpots will continue to rollover to the next draw if results do not provide a first prize winner. Players have 1:299 chance to match three numbers, 1:14,342 chance of matching four, 1:3,513,900 chance of matching five and 1:31,625,100 chance of matching 5+1 by winning the jackpot.


Guess Range: 5/54 + Reintegro 1/10

Guess RangeSchedule: Sunday 13:30 pm

Jackpot Type: Cash

Tax Requirement: Tax-free

Country of Origin


Who can play?Anyone, anywhere!