Huge Prizes, Great Odds! Spanish Raffles on theLotter!

Huge Prizes, Great Odds - Huge Prizes, Great OddsAlmost every lottery fan has heard of the famous Spanish raffles. With huge prize pools and unbeatable odds, they cause excitement with every draw! While the holiday raffles, Loteria de Navidad and Loteria del Nino, are the most widely known, there are exciting Spanish raffles that take place year-round. Keep reading to find out more about the exciting, and lucrative, Spanish raffles and you’ll see why you should play them for yourself!

What’s special about a raffle and how is it different from other types of lotteries? For one thing, a raffle offers a limited amount of tickets. Each ticket has a unique number combination and the total amount of tickets that can be sold is limited by the amount of combinations that can be made. Also, with raffles, players cannot choose their numbers – their choice is limited to the available ticket codes.

The ever-popular Spanish raffles always sell out, guaranteeing a jackpot winner! However, it’s not just the jackpot winners who go home happy! The Spanish raffles offer enormous prize pools, numerous prize categories, plus… incredible winning odds! Play these raffles and there is a very good chance that you’ll be a winner!

Loteria de Navidad

Loteria de NavidadSpain’s annual Christmas lottery, AKA Loteria de Navidad, AKA El Gordo, the fat one, is unlike any other lottery in the world. For one thing it boasts the world’s largest prize pool with €2.38 billion in prizes up for grabs, including a €4 million jackpot! Approximately 98% of adult Spaniards take part in this raffle by either purchasing a ticket or receiving one as a gift. Tickets for the Loteria de Navidad are on sale now and the excitement will build until the draw on 22 December. It’s no wonder that the Loteria de Navidad raffle has remained so popular for over 200 years, odds start at 1:6.5 and the odds of winning the jackpot are 1:100,000! Furthermore, 9,999 tickets will win the minimum €200 prize!

The Lottery Event of the Year

The annual Loteria de Navidad drawing takes place in the ornate Teatro Real de Madrid, the Royal Theatre of Madrid. The drawing is an elaborate ceremony that lasts several hours and features two drums with over 100,000 laser-etched wooden balls, a children’s choir from the the San Ildefonso school, and a packed audience dressed in colorful, lottery themed costumes. The entire drawing is broadcast on Spanish TV.

Be Part of a Winning Tradition

Experience a great Spanish tradition and add your name to the latest chapter of this historic drawing, play Loteria de Navidad now!

Loteria del Nino

Loteria del Nino

The lottery excitement continues through the New Year and reaches another climax with the El Nino raffle drawing on 6 January 2017. El Nino, or Loteria del Nino, features an enormous €630 million prize pool, a jackpot of €2 million and winning odds that start at 1:3 and go up to an incredible 1:100,000 for a chance to win the jackpot. Plus, an incredible 29,999 tickets will win the minimum €200 prize!

A Modern Classic

The Loteria del Nino derives its name from the baby Jesus. Nino means ‘the little one,’ and is held on the day of the Feast of the Three Kings which celebrates the Epiphany and marks the end of the twelve day Christmas holiday. The first Loteria del Nino took place in 1941 and in 1966 it became a part of the Loteria Nacional, the home of Spanish favorites Loteria de Navidad and La Primitiva. From 1941 to 1999 draws were held on 5 January, beginning in 2000 the draw date was moved to 6 January where it remains today.

Start the New Year Right

If your new year’s resolution is to make your dreams come true, then you’ll want to make sure you’ve got a ticket to the Loteria del Nino!

Loteria Nacional Extra Raffles

The Spanish Loteria Nacional Extra Raffles, or Sorteos Extraordinarios, are raffles that take place in addition to Spain’s weekly raffle draws, usually about once a month. The history of the Loteria Nacional Extra dates back more than 200 years to the time of King Carlos III who established a lottery to bring in revenue for the treasury. The raffles often honor Spanish traditions, culture, and institutions. Recently, there were also draws that benefited the Red Cross charity organization and the Spanish Cancer Prevention Society.

Loteria Nacional Extra Raffles

Extraordinary Raffles, Extraordinary Excitement!

The Loteria Nacional Extra is a sure thing when it comes to getting lottery players excited. Prize pools for these special events are €84, €105, or €140 million! Some draws feature a Premio Especial, a special prize, of up to €20 million that one lucky share will take home. Better yet, winning odds start at 1:3, that’s right, every third ticket is a winner! There are 37,151 winning combinations on every ten-share ticket and the odds of winning the jackpot are an incredible 1:100,000! Including the jackpot, each raffle features 14-16 prize categories. Great prizes and amazing odds, it is no wonder people flock to Spain from all over the world for these amazing raffles!

What’s not to like? Get your tickets for the next Spanish Loteria Nacional raffle!


(FAQ) – Loteria National Extra

What is the Lotería Nacional Extra?

What is the Lotería Nacional ExtraLoteria Nacional Extra draws are super raffles (sorteos extradordinarios) from the Spanish National Lottery that take place year round. The Spanish National Lottery holds regular raffle draws twice a week, and in honour of special national holidays or traditions the lottery launches raffles with huge prizes (sorteos extradordinarios) about once a month. theLotter is committed to bringing sorteos extradordinarios to customers world-wide so that you can enjoy some of the best prizes and winning odds found anywhere on the globe!

How do I play the Loteria Nacional Extra?

Loteria Nacional Extra is a raffle in which players purchase pre-printed tickets with five-digit codes. The Spanish National Lottery prints 100,000 tickets for sorteo extradordinario draws in 10 copies (series) and further divides tickets into ten shares. Players can purchase whole tickets or individual shares.

100,000 tickets * 10 copies * 10 shares=10 million shares on the market

To play, select from the available shares here or shuffle the shares to see more raffle codes.

What do the different numbers on my Loteria Nacional Extra ticket mean?

What do the different numbers on my Loteria Nacional Extra ticket mean?

1 – This is the ticket code – can range between 00000-99999. This is the five-digit code which will be drawn at the time of the raffle.
2 – This is the lottery number and year for the upcoming draw
3 – This is the series number for the ticket – can range between 1-10
4 – This is the share number – can range between 1-10
5 – This is the complete date for the upcoming draw
6 – This is your ticket number

What are the odds of winning Loteria Nacional Extra?

Loteria Nacional has excellent winning odds that outshine many of the world’s biggest lotteries: more than 1 in 3 tickets will win a prize! The odds of the winning the first prize are 1:100,000, and there are 37, 151 ways to ways to win in every super draw! To see the full Loteria Nacional prize breakdown, click here.

How will I know if I won Loteria Nacional Extra?

The winning share and premio especial numbers will be available shortly after the draw, and all Loteria Nacional Extra results will be available within a few hours of the draw. Players can check Spanish National Lottery results using theLotter’s customised results checker. Please note: the premio especial winning number, series, and share will be displayed in a banner on theLotter’s results page and not in the prize breakdown. Additionally, the premio especial prize will not be supported by the results checker, and premio especial winners will be notified by theLotter’s customer support.

What is the premio especial in the Loteria Nacional Extra draws?

The premio especial is a jackpot prize awarded in many Loteria Nacional Extra draws. When awarded, the premio especial could be either €5 million, €15 million, or €20 million, depending on the size of the total prize pool. This prize is awarded to the player with the winning share in a specific series of the first prize winning ticket. As an example, in a draw with a €5 million premio especial, the winner holding the specific share in the specific series of the first prize winning ticket would receive €100,000 (share winnings) + €4.9 million (premio especial) = €5 million total prize.

How do I know when the next Loteria Nacional Extra takes place?

theLotter’s Spain local office is staffed by lottery experts who stay on top of the latest developments in the lottery world. The Spanish National Lottery releases the dates of the major super raffles as they approach, and theLotter will let customers know about the details of the next draw as soon as they are published!