Spanish Lottery Worth 2.5 Billion Euros

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(Madrid, Spain) Lotto fever has hit Spain as the annual Christmas lottery hits a new high.

El Gordo!, known as the Big One in English, is worth 2.5 billion euros.

In American money that’s about $3 billion.

People are lining up at stores all over Spain to buy tickets for Saturday’s drawing.

The chances of one person winning the big prize is slim.

Usually there are hundreds of winners that share the jackpot.