Loteria del Nino is the exciting Spanish lottery follow-up to the world-famous Loteria de Navidad Christmas Lottery held annually on January 6th. El Nino’s name may be small, but its prizes tower over lottery offerings the world over! The 2015 prize pool is €560 Million and the raffle features unparalleled odds that mean 1 in 3 players will win!
Loteria Nacional – Loteria del Nino – Quick Reference
- Loteria del Nino offers one of the world’s biggest prize pools with prizes totaling €560 million
- Tickets are limited – 100,000 tickets are printed with codes between 00000-99999
- Each ticket is printed in 40 copies and divided into 10 shares – players can purchase individual shares or an entire ticket
- Loteria del Nino will award 40 €2 million jackpot prizes in the January 6th draw
- Incredible jackpot winning odds are 1:100,000
- Unparalleled winning odds for secondary prizes start at 1: 3
- 17 different prize categories are available
- More than 37,000 winning combinations exist for every ticket!
Buy a raffle ticket online for the Loteria del Nino with theLotter.
Loteria Nacional – Loteria del Nino Videos
Loteria del Nino offers Spanish raffle fans the perfect way to begin 2015 with extra cash in their pocket! Like the Loteria de Navidad, Loteria del Nino enjoys nation-wide popularity in Spain, attracting global interest as Loteria Nacional continues to build on Spain’s 200-year old lottery traditions. See how the Loteria del Nino 2015 is catching the media’s attention as the countdown begins towards the exciting January 6th draw.
Lotería del Nino
The Lotería del Nino is an annual Spanish lottery operated by the Loteria Nacional and offers prizes totalling €560 million and 40 jackpot prizes worth €2 million for a full ticket. Winning odds are 1:100,000 for El Nino’s jackpot, and players have a 1:3 chance of taking home a prize, with more than 37,000 winning combinations on every ticket. Lotería del Nino follows the Lotería de Navidad-Spanish Christmas Lottery in a January 6th draw that is one of Spain’s most popular raffles and a noted national event to start the New Year. Buy tickets today for Loteria del Nino 2015 at theLotter.
Loteria Nacional – Lotería del Nino History
This Spanish lottery received its name according to the date of the adoration of the Magi to the infant Jesus. The first Loteria del Nino occurred in 1941 and became an official part of Loteria Nacional in 1966. Loteria Nacional is the home of other popular Spanish draws including El Gordo and La Primitiva.
Between 1941 and 1999, the Lotería del Nino draws were held annually on January 5th, however, since the year 2000 draws were moved forward by a day and take place on January 6th.
Loteria Nacional – Lotería del Nino Rules
Similar to the Lotería de Navidad 2015, Lotería del Nino 2016 tickets consist of 100,000 five-digit codes ranging from 00000-99999. This year, there will be 100,000 tickets, printed in 40 copies, and divided into ten shares to create a total of 40 million shares.
100,000 tickets * 40 copies * 10 shares = 40 million shares
Every ticket contains 16 prize categories, and a total of 37,812 prize-winning combinations.
Winning the Lotería del Nino 2015
The first prize is called the ‘Gordo’ and is worth €2 million for a full ticket or €200,000 for a single share of a winning ticket. The second prize is worth €750.000 for a full ticket.
In the 2015 Lotería del Nino, the Gordo went to the winning ticket 76254 and was bought in Monforte de Lemos (Lugo) and the premio especial of €40 million went to fracción 5 of serie 21 of 76254. The second place prize of €750.000 went to the five-digit ticket 69362 and the third prize of €250,000 went to the ticket 08347.
Learn more about the Loteria Nacional – Loteria del Nino 2016 prize categories below:
Loteria Nacional – Lotería del Nino Anecdotes
Lotería del Nino wishful thinking – As in every lottery, there are endless superstitions around choosing the perfect five-digit code Lotería del Nino ticket. Some follow their favourite numbers, birthday and anniversary dates, or even choose a special date connected to a known celebrity. In some cases, players go as far as searching for pregnant women or bald-headed men in order to rub the share in question on these lucky charms, so that good luck will find them!
Spanish cities love Lotería del Nino’s Gordo – Spain’s two largest cities, Madrid and Barcelona, have won the Gordo more times than any other Spanish city, with a total of 41 and 40 wins, respectively. The city of Valencia has had 18 wins throughout the lottery’s history while both Vizcaya and Sevilla have each pocketed 12 Gordo wins.