Thursday, January 27

2,408 million euros in prizes: the 2021 Christmas Lottery draw begins

The Christmas Giveaway has released 193 boxwood balls in its drums this Wednesday, the bizum application to collect prizes of less than 2,000 euros and numbered tickets to attend as a public, whose usual hubbub and joy, which today is being less due to the reduced capacity that has imposed the pandemic.

At 8:30 a.m. tomorrow, the 22nd, the table that presides and authorizes the start of the draw was set up and, then, the balls of the numbers and the prizes have been transported mechanically from the hopper, they have been introduced into the drums, they have been they have closed and turned over simultaneously.

This year the issuance of the extraordinary draw reaches 3,440 million euros, of which 70% will be distributed in prizes, representing a total of 2,408 million euros.

El Gordo this year has not lost weight and will be endowed with four million euros per series, that is, 400,000 euros to the tenth, while the winner of the second prize will pocket 1,250,000 euros per series (125,000 euros to the tenth).

The third prize is endowed with 50,000 euros to the tenth; the two rooms with 20,000 euros and the eight fifths with 6,000 euros to the tenth.

La Pedrea, famous for its “miiiiil eurossss” sound that the Niños del San Ildefonso sing, distributes 1,794 prizes

La pedrea, famous for its “miiiiil eurossss” sound that the Niños del San Ildefonso sing, distributes 1,794 prizes of 1,000 euros to the series (100 euros for the tenth).

The numbers before and after the jackpot also have a prize, with 20,000 euros; to the second prize, with 12,500 euros; and the third prize, with 9,600 euros.

In the 2021 draw, the first 40,000 euros will be tax-free.

More than 40 people make it possible to obtain the list of prizes and the winning populations through a computerized process. After finishing the draw, the file of numbers and prizes is sent to the National Mint and Stamp Factory, in charge of printing the official list.

Among the novelties of this edition, the president of the State Lottery and Betting Society of the State, Jesús Huerta, announced a few weeks ago the possibility of collecting prizes with an amount less than 2,000 euros through the bizum application.

A total of 193 balls will also have a new life, which after the usual verification tasks advised their replacement due to their state of preservation.

The 100,000 number balls and 1,807 prize balls arrived at the Royal Theater a few days ago, all of them made of boxwood, with laser engraved numbers and with the same weight (3 grams) and the same size (18 millimeters). .

Given the situation of the pandemic, and because it is a long-term event, a reduced public capacity has been enabled in the stalls. It is about balancing health security with public assistance in a testimonial way.