Where can I buy EuroMillions tickets in Spain?
You have two options:
You can travel to Spain and visit one of the 4000 lottery administrations that exist in Spain. Or you can, from anywhere in the world, use the services of Lottosphoto.com, a Spanish company that will buy your official EuroMillions tickets for you in a Loteria de Madrid administration.
Can foreigners play Spanish lottery?
It is all thanks to the laws of Spain when it comes to lotteries. Thanks to the Spanish Gaming Authority, a player does not have to be a resident of Spain to play the lottery and win a prize.
What lotteries are available in Spain?
More information about the Spanish Lotteries:
- La Primitiva (Spanish Lottery)
- El Gordo de la Primitiva (Spanish Lottery)
- Bonoloto (Spanish Lottery)
- Loteria Nacional (Spanish National Lottery)
- The Spanish Christmas Lottery (Spanish Lottery)
Can I still buy an El Gordo ticket?
You can purchase a ticket for El Gordo from any one of the many lottery outlets and retailers around the country. You can also purchase online, but this can sometimes be more expensive. You can still play the El Gordo lottery if you are not a Spanish resident, but will need to purchase a ticket online.
How can I buy a lottery ticket in Spain?
State run lottery tickets can be bought at the official outlets (Loterias y Apuestas del Estado). They are blue and have a distinctive sign outside. Foreigners and non-residents can take part in the Spanish lotteries. Winnings over €2,500 are subject to a 20% tax.
Can I buy EuroMillions tickets abroad?
If you are visiting another participating country (Ireland, France, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal or Switzerland) then you can still buy EuroMillions tickets in shops, just like you would in the UK.
Who can play El Gordo lottery?
You must be over 18 to play or claim a prize.
What are the odds of winning the Spanish lottery?
Chances of winning El Gordo are 1 in 100,000, that is 0.001%, while chances of winning the top prize of EuroMillions are 1 in 139,838,160 or 0.00000072%. Non-winners are known to claim “it’s health that really matters” after losing.
Does Spain have a national lottery?
Though other national lotteries have bigger individual top prizes, Spain’s “El Gordo,” held each year on December 22, is ranked as the world’s richest in total prize money. Established as a charity in 1763 during the reign of Spain’s King Carlos III, it has been held uninterrupted since 1892.
What is the Spanish lottery called?
The full name is El Gordo de Navidad. It is, however, still only a nickname. The official name is Lotería de Navidad and is the oldest of the Spanish lotteries, being in operation since 1892.