Spain's Christmas lottery brings €60 million to Catalonia

One of the fourth prizes left €33.2 million, El Gordo jackpot brought more than €16 million

Administration in Barcelona celebrating a fifth prize
Administration in Barcelona celebrating a fifth prize / Maria Pratdesaba
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December 22, 2023 12:26 PM

December 22, 2023 07:21 PM

The Spanish Christmas lottery left around €60 million across Catalonia on a day full of joy, emotion and bottles of sparkling wine.   

One of the fourth prizes left €33.2 million in Granollers, while the coveted El Gordo jackpot prize, number 88008, left €8 million in Badalona, €4 million in Sant Vicenç dels Horts and another €4 million in Tortosa.  


The winning number was called out at 1.16 pm, the latest time on record for El Gordo’s top prize.

The second prize left €1,250,000 in Sant Joan Despí and two other fifth prizes left €3.1 million in Salt and €2.1 million in Pineda de Mar.   

Almost all of the prizes were partially won in Catalonia, except for the first fifth prize and the third prize.  

Spain's historic Christmas lottery, with over 200 years of history, distributed €2.6 billion among the 185 million tickets issued, including the El Gordo jackpot prize of €4 million per series (€400,000 per ticket).   

Catalans had collectively spent €408,611,740 in hopes of securing a share of the annual prize pool. 

Prizes won in Catalonia - full list

  • El Gordo (88008): Sold in Badalona, Barcelona, Cornellà de Llobregat, Horta de Sant Joan, Girona, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Manresa, Reus, Sant Vicenç dels Horts and Tortosa.
  • Second prize (58303): Sold in Sant Joan Despí and Palamós
  • Third prize (41147): Sold in Granollers
  • Fifth prize (37038): Sold in Hospitalet de Llobregat.
  • Fifth prize (45353): Spread across Barcelona, Sant Andreu de la Barca, and Cornellà de Llobregat.
  • Fifth prize (88979): Widely distributed in numerous locations, including Barcelona, Pallejà, Terrassa, Montgat, Vilafranca del Penedès, Cornellà de Llobregat, Catellterçol, Vilanova i la Geltrú, La Torreta, Sant Andreu de la Barca, La Florida, Molins de Rei, Calella, Vilafranca del Penedès, Figueres, Sils, Sarrià de Ter, Tarragona, Alcanar, Lleida, Aitona, La Seu d'Urgell, and Sort.
  • Fifth prize (92023): Sold in Mataró.
  • Fifth prize (01568): Sold in Premià de Mar, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Llinars del Vallès, Barcelona, Vilafranca del Penedès, Manresa, Badalona, Terrassa, Tarragona, L'Ametlla de Mar, La Pineda, Blanes, and La Jonquera.
  • Fifth prize (86007): Sold in Barcelona, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Mont-Roig del Camp, Vila-Seca, Sarral, and Lleida.
  • Fifth prize (57421): Sold in various locations including Barcelona, Hospitalet de Llobregat, Mataró, Terrassa, El Prat de Llobregat, Rubí, Sabadell, Montgat, L'Estartit, and El Vendrell.