Christmas Lottery Top Picks

Today sees exactly two weeks until Christmas Eve, so we hope you all have your presents ready for wrapping and your Christmas dinner table plan decided as the big day is not far away! Plus, whilst your shopping lists are probably taken up with thoughts of turkey and tinsel, we hope you have your lottery tickets on that list too, as some of the biggest lotteries in the world have some amazing Christmas prizes to be won! Read on for our pick of the best this festive season.

The famous Spanish lottery, the El Gordo Navidad is due to be held on Saturday 22nd December 2012. For those of you unfamiliar with this lottery, the El Gordo Navidad is a special annual Christmas draw, which is most famous for its gigantic prize pool and its 1 in 7 chance of winning a prize! There are hundreds of prizes on offer in this raffle-like draw which lasts between three and five hours, and has a total prize pool of a whopping €2.5 billion! To read more about the El Gordo Navidad, visit the page on, where you can also buy tickets.

The Euromillions doesn’t disappoint this Christmas either, with the UK Euromillions holding two very special UK Millionaire Raffle draws – one on Christmas Day, and one on New Year’s Day. Each draw will see a guaranteed 25 people being made an instant millionaire, by matching the Millionaire raffle code which is printed on the bottom of their Euromillions ticket. Plus, with the Euromillions draws being held at the same time – as Christmas Day and New Year’s Day both fall on a Tuesday – there are guaranteed to be a lot of happy Euromillions players this Christmas! Read more about these draws on the Christmas Euromillions page on

Plus, if you fancy just a little flutter, the UK Lotto have their special seasonal scratch cards out now – with our favourite being Snow Me The Money! For more on upcoming festive lotteries, visit our Christmas Lottery page, and let’s hope you take home a jolly jackpot this Noel!

Written by Grace Mee

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