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EUR2.5 Billion El Gordo Lottery Goes Global Thanks To WinTrillions

November 1, 2012

MADRID, November 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

360 guaranteed millionaires to be created

Lottery fans are gearing up for the biggest event of the year as tickets go on sale
for Spain’s Christmas El Gordo
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, the world’s richest lottery game. The prize
fund this year will top EUR2.5 billion and you can get a share of the action even if you
don’t live in Spain, thanks to WinTrillions.

As the world’s largest lottery site, WinTrillions is used to offering big money
jackpot prizes, but Christmas El Gordo 2012 promises to be one of the biggest ever when
it’s drawn on December 22nd. The whole of Spain goes crazy for the draw – otherwise known
as the Loteria de Navidad
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- with people queuing for hours to get their
tickets, but you can play today from the comfort of your own home.

“El Gordo is the world’s oldest and biggest lottery game, regularly attracting TV
audiences in excess of 20 million for the three hour draw programme, and now it can be
played around the world,” said Lucy Gold, spokesperson for WinTrillions. “The beauty of
this game is that you have a great chance of winning, with 360 millionaires guaranteed to
be created, winning up to EUR4 million each.”

Only two percent of Spain’s adult population won’t buy at least one El Gordo ticket
and now players from around the world can get in on the act thanks to WinTrillions
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. Each ticket is divided into 10 shares – known
as Decimas – and players can buy one or more of these, right up to a full book for the
really adventurous.

“Our players get so excited about El Gordo, sharing in Spain’s national passion,”
added Lucy. “Last year we had one customer who had three shares of a fifth level prize,
which gave him EUR15,000. This game is brilliant because there’s a 1-in-7 chance of
winning and literally billions in cash to be won.”

Due to its sheer scale, the draw for El Gordo takes up to three hours. Each number,
ranging from 00000 to 99999, can be sold 180 times, meaning that each prize amount -
including the jackpot
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- is won by almost 180 separate tickets. There
are six prize levels offering at least EUR1,000 per winning ticket.

Lottery fans from around the world can purchase El Gordo tickets today at
WinTrillions. Once orders have been placed, the company’s Spanish agents purchase tickets
over the counter, print the name of the owner on the ticket and send the buyer a scanned
copy.

Once the El Gordo draw is complete, the people of Spain spill out into the streets to
celebrate their winnings and congratulate friends who have also won. You can share in
their excitement and maybe have a very merry Christmas thanks to WinTrillions
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Note to Editors

About WinTrillions

WinTrillions is the world’s largest lottery site, with more games, more rollovers and
bigger jackpot prizes on offer than anywhere else. WinTrillions provides lottery fans with
a safe and secure gateway to play the richest and most exciting government-licensed
lotteries in the world. It’s a fun and trusted place to play the lottery. So far they have
had over 192,000 winners. For further details visit http://www.wintrillions.com

SOURCE WinTrillions


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