La Primitiva: the most popular lottery in Spain! Prize money is given away in Spanish lotteries are organized every week. La Primitiva is a perfect example of that. It’s one of the most popular lotteries in Spain. La Primitiva celebrated its 25th birthday in 2017. The lottery draws take place every Thursday and Saturday. You need to pick six numbers for your ticket. If you play one day a ticket costs 1,17 euros, while the prize for both days is 2,35 euros. So it’s not very expensive to participate in the lottery two days a week. Especially when you realize that a Jackpot could be high as 66 million euros!
La Primitiva is the 250-year-old Spanish Lotto that keeps up with the biggest lotteries of the modern era! Select six lucky numbers from a pool of 1-49 and play today! Drawings take place on Thursdays and Saturdays. On 17 October 2015, La Primitiva officially broke its record after 56 rollovers with a €101.7 million jackpot win.
The Spanish National Lottery
The Spanish government is involved in the lottery industry as well. They organize the so-called ‘Lotería Nacional’, translated as the National Lottery of Spain. A full ticket costs 200 euros. For most Spanish people, this is why too expensive. Instead, they buy a part of the ticket (décimos) that costs 20 euros. You can buy as much ticket as you want. You cannot choose your own numbers though, because they’re already printed on the ticket. Also be aware of the fact that a possible win must be spend in Spain itself. You cannot put your money in an international bank or buy a house abroad with it. If you still decide to do this, gambling taxes need to paid.