Spain’s El Gordo lottery winners rejoice their $2.7 BILLION jackpot — the lotto everyday living

The Spanish ‘El Gordo’ lottery is the largest in the globe, drawn at Christmas, and Wednesday’s best ticket holder won $450,000 just before taxes. When many other lotteries like Powerball and Mega Millions have larger sized key prizes, El Gordo provides the biggest overall prize payout.

This yr the prize was 2.4 billion euros and considerably of the funds acquired goes to charities. The Spanish Xmas Lottery is a specific draw of the Lotería Nacional, the weekly national lottery run by Spain’s state-owned Loterías y Apuestas del Estado.