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Friday, 20 December 2019 14:34

The Spanish Christmas Lottery

The Spanish Christmas Lottery officially referred to as el Sorteo Extraordinario de Navidad and casually known as the El Gordo (the Big One), is one of the world’s largest lottery draws. The event which has happened every year on  22nd December, which  dates back to the 18th century when King Carlos III brought in the fundraising tradition for Spanish troops from Naples.

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