About La Primitiva
This lottery from Spain is also known as El Gordo, although this is misleading. As a matter of fact, El Gordo is the nickname of the Christmas edition of the La Primitiva lottery. While you can play La Primitiva all year, El Gordo is only offered for Christmas. La Primitiva can be played online by UK residents through our website.
- Country: Spain
- Main numbers range: 49
- You have to select: 6
- Extra numbers range:
- You have to select: 1
- Days, hours of draws: Thursday, Saturday, 21:30 CET – 21:30 CET
- Jackpot starts at: € 2 million
- Jackpot is capped at: none
- Chance to win the jackpot: 1 in 15537573
- Chance to win a second prize: 1 in 542008
- Chance to win any prize: 1 in 8,43
- Number of prize categories: 9
Best features of La Primitiva
As already mentioned, the fact that you only have to play 6 numbers out of 49, and no extra numbers, means that your odds of winning the jackpot are actually quite good.
How to check the La Primitiva results
If you have purchased your ticket online from the UK or any other country outside Spain, finding the winning numbers and the prize amounts can be difficult. But here on our website, we publish the results right after the La Primitiva lottery numbers have been drawn. You can even look at your ticket in your player account, where you can immediately see which numbers from your lottery ticket match the draw results.
You played La Primitiva online and won – what happens next?
If your ticket has won a prize under €2500, that prize amount will be in your player account right after the draw. If you win a higher prize, please contact our service team. They will help you set up a payment, either directly to your bank account or by check.How to play the Spanish La Primitiva Lottery