The first prize in Tuesday’s El Gordo lottery was sold in Roquetas del Mar and Laujar. The total first prize was worth 640 million euros, split amongst everyone who held ticket number 79,140. In all, the holder of every decimo (tenth) of that ticket won 400,000 euros. Six out of the thirteen top prizes were fully or partially sold in the province. The total in prize money topped 666 million euros. Many of the tickets Continue reading El Gordo 640 million euro first prize went to Roquetas and Laujar
Just days after the El Gordo went to Roquetas del Mar (452 million euros…), the El Niño lottery has also favoured the town – two tickets of first prize 22654 were sold in the town, worth 200,000 euros apiece. El Mundo says one man bought both tickets, and that he had earlier won on El Gordo, so that’s a nice Christmas for him. It’s small beans compared to the El Gordo win. The first prize Continue reading Lottery again favours Roquetas
The first prize in Tuesday’s El Gordo lottery was sold in Roquetas del Mar and Laujar. The total first prize was worth 640 million euros, split amongst everyone who held ticket number 79,140. In all, the holder of every decimo (tenth) of that ticket won 400,000 euros. Six out of the thirteen top prizes were fully or partially sold in the province. The total in prize money topped 666 million euros. Many of the tickets Continue reading It WAS you!
La Voz de Almería, our local newspaper, is celebrating its 75th anniversary, and has been honoured by appearing on this Saturday’s ONCE lottery ticket. ONCE, for those of you who don’t know, is the Spanish Org for the Blind, and raises money via a national lottery. Visually impaired people sell the tickets, receiving a salary for doing so, and the money raised goes towards aid programmes across the country. Their lottery ticket always features a Continue reading La Voz de Almería is on this Saturday’s ONCE ticket
Some lucky sod has won €25.329.483 from a Euromillion lottery ticket purchased in Almería city. The ticket was sold in shop 5.085 on Avd Federico García Lorca, which was celebrating over the weekend – a lottery shop which sells a winning ticket is always assured of record sales over the forthcoming weeks as people flock to the “lucky” shop. The winner has not yet come forward. Some years ago, a massive €125 million euro lottery Continue reading 25,3 million euro Euromillion prize goes to Almería!
So… Portugal has a new computer system for paying taxes. All companies are supposed to send off their invoices for processing at the tax office. Of course, if you don’t ask for an invoice, there is no reason for the company to generate one, and so no VAT needs to be paid, right? And since it’s a hassle to get an invoice (inputting your personal ID, address, etc), lots of Portuguese can’t be bothered. So… Continue reading Pay your (Portuguese) VAT and Win! Win! Win! big on the State Lotto
The second prize of yesterdays lottery was sold in Tijola (Almería) by Isabel Berruezo Segura & Diego Gea who own the local lottery shop. The second prize of El Niño was 69362, a number that was only sold over the counter. Each decimo (ticket) was worth €75,000. Above is the group photo of some of the lucky winners. The El Niño is fiendishly complicated – each number is divided into 10 tickets (two strips of Continue reading Tijola takes €750,000 second prize in lottery
The ONCE first prize went to tickets sold in Zurgena and Arboleas, distributing 17 million euros across the two towns. One lucky first prize winner got 15 million euros in cash plus 6,000€ a month for the next 25 years, in the annual ONCE Mother’s Day lottery. Less, of course, the 35% government tax on such matters. Juan Fernandez (chap in the photo) was the bloke who sold the tickets. A further nine people won Continue reading 17 million lottery prize goes to Zurgena and Arboleas
As from next year, all lottery wins over 2,500€ in Spain will have a 20% tax applied. The government expects to gain around 824 million euros next year in additional tax from this measure. So, if you win the Euromillions… claim the prize in the UK.
3.393.439,60€ on La Primitiva, lucky fellow. The winning ticket was sold in Almeria city and the total top prize was shared by another winning ticket from Tenerife.