Translation of Lotería Nacional in English:

Lotería Nacional

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    • A Spanish state-run lottery founded in 1812. There is an "ordinary" draw on Thursdays and "special" and "extraordinary" draws, offering bigger prizes. The biggest are El Gordo, drawn before Christmas, and El Niño, drawn at Epiphany. You can buy a complete ticket or a décimo, worth one tenth of a ticket. It is also common to buy a collective ticket, known as a participación de lotería. Prize money is shared among the co-owners of the ticket. Other lotteries are the bonoloto, Lotería Primitiva, and the ONCE - Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles