22 Dec '11, 12pm

The world's biggest lottery at $4.7 billion woes the Spaniards

The world's biggest lottery at $4.7 billion woes the Spaniards

The world's biggest lottery at $4.7 billion woes the Spaniards Spaniards do not have money for flashy Christmas gifts but they seem have money for the "El Gordo", or the "Fat One". A tradition that dates back nearly two centuries, "El Gordo" is lottery that takes place every year around Christmas. It has become a sort of ritual for the Spaniards that they hold really close to their hearts. Thousands and thousands of Spaniards are saving and stocking up tickets for the world's richest lottery draw that is supposed to be handing out a record 3.6 billion euros ($4.7 billion) worth in prizes. The 21.5 per cent jobless rate and the dear of recession doesn’t stab them Spaniards. On an average four out of every five Spaniards is expected to buy a ticket to the lottery, with each person spending more than 60 euros' on an average. On December 22, the results will be announced vis s...

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