El Gordo Navidad
El Gordo Navidad tickets can be purchased a remarkable 6 months in advance of this spectacular annual draw. The Spanish Christmas Lottery is both historic and a celebration as well as of course an opportunity to bet on this fascinating draw. Every December 22nd in Madrid at 9am this draw starts, and should you elect to purchase some El Gordo Navidad tickets you should be aware that the draw takes a staggering 3 hours. This is due to the variety of Christmas celebrations that take place alongside the draw, which include school children making the draw and singing the numbers as they are drawn. There is no shortage of numbers in this draw either with a barely computable 100,000 wooden balls entering drum 1 and a still significant amount (1807) entering drum 2. With this number of balls for selection it should come as no surprise that El Gordo Navidad tickets can yield a huge variety of prizes ranging from the small to the jackpot. Should you elect to bet on this draw and purchase El Gordo Navidad tickets then the jackpot that you will aiming for will be 4 million Euros, this is a fixed amount regardless of how many tickets are sold. Astonishingly the very first El Gordo Navidad draw took place way back in 1812 and it has remained hugely popular ever since.