El Gordo: Winners across Spain celebrate Christmas lottery

El Gordo: Winners across Spain celebrate Christmas lottery

The winning number for top prize in the world-famous lottery was 72897, which was called a little after noon.

El Gordo: Everything you need to know about Spain’s Christmas lottery
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El Gordo: Everything you need to know about Spain’s Christmas lottery

WATCH: Spain’s Christmas lottery ads are all about sharing the love

WATCH: Spain’s Christmas lottery ads are all about sharing the love

Murky money: When Spanish politicians were the lottery kings

Murky money: When Spanish politicians were the lottery kings

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘El Gordo’

Spanish Word of the Day: ‘El Gordo’

Nursing home workers win big in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Nursing home workers win big in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Spain’s Christmas lottery showers fortune on ‘communists’ in struggling town

Spain’s Christmas lottery showers fortune on ‘communists’ in struggling town

Old folks celebrate big win in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Old folks celebrate big win in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Madrid neighbourhood scoops ‘fat one’ in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Madrid neighbourhood scoops ‘fat one’ in Spain’s Christmas lottery

Luck strikes twice for three lottery winning waiters in seaside resort

Luck strikes twice for three lottery winning waiters in seaside resort

Seaside town in southern Spain nets the big Christmas lottery win

Seaside town in southern Spain nets the big Christmas lottery win

Surf’s up: Dozens of Santas take to the waves in Barcelona

Surf’s up: Dozens of Santas take to the waves in Barcelona

First house sold by lottery ticket in Spain

First house sold by lottery ticket in Spain

Lifting the lid on Spain’s Christmas lottery

Lifting the lid on Spain’s Christmas lottery

Tear-jerker Christmas lottery ad goes viral

Tear-jerker Christmas lottery ad goes viral

Tax eats into Spain’s ‘Fat One’ Xmas jackpot

Tax eats into Spain’s ‘Fat One’ Xmas jackpot

Spain’s ‘become a foreigner’ ad goes viral

Spain’s ‘become a foreigner’ ad goes viral

VIDEO: Spain’s spoof Xmas lottery ads go viral

VIDEO: Spain’s spoof Xmas lottery ads go viral

Spain hunts for missing €4.7m lottery winner

Spain hunts for missing €4.7m lottery winner

African migrant saved from sinking boat wins big in Spanish lottery

African migrant saved from sinking boat wins big in Spanish lottery