Just the thought of winning a big lottery jackpot is enough to get your heartbeat racing. Imagine the life that you could have without having to worry about money or bills. Winners have been living the high life in Spain and around the globe with the high payouts of the La Primitiva Lotto. One of the oldest lotteries in the world, the first drawing was way back in 1763.
To play the La Primitiva lotto you only have to choose 6 numbers between 1-49 and then a Reintegro number and bonus numbers are randomly picked for your ticket. You can choose your own numbers randomly, have a computer quick pick your game or use your saved favorite numbers from your Lottery dealer, like Lottoland. Since the emergence of the internet, you can now keep track of all of your lotto dealings with an easy to use an online account. This account also allows you to play the Primitiva from other countries outside of Spain.
With jackpots ranging from €2 million to €101.7 million, there is a lot of cash to go around. The Top 5 prizes continue to grow in a rollover system until they are won meaning that the sky’s the limit until a winning ticket is found. If you are one of the top prize winners you will be informed via email or SMS through your lotto account. The winnings are all commission free and non-taxable under €200,000 euros. Any winning amount over that limit will be subject to a 20% lottery tax. The same rate is on Spain El Gordo lottery.
Take a look at some of these lotto players and their stories from when they were the big winners in the La Primitiva.
Christina R. set some lotto records in her home country of the Philippines. She had seen online advertisements about the La Primitiva lotto and did a little research about whether it was worth the chance to play. After finding out the history and reputation of the La Primitiva, she started buying tickets online. On July 21, 2016, she was the sole winner of €16.2 million making her the largest female lottery winner in the history of the Philippines. She was drawn in by the easy playing format and her ability to register and buy tickets online. She says, “There is no trick to it. If you’re lucky, you’re lucky.”
Emmanuel Fargas had no idea that while he was on his way to join thousands of people in Madrid to protest the government’s cuts on Unemployment funding that he would return home a multi-millionaire. In June of 2011, Emmanuel won a staggering €12,4 million and was able to quit his job and start his own online business. He continues to fight for the rights of welfare and unemployment populations.
The winner of the La Primitiva lotto for September, 14th, 2016 has been lucky more than once. Only known as “Javi”, the Spanish resident won over €1.8 million allowing to move out of his small rented apartment to a nice home outside of Barcelona. Within months, while he continued to play the Lotto, he won €17 million on the EuroMillions and then once again updated his address to the posh La Finca neighborhood and is neighbors with his favorite soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo.
Colin and Chris Weir of Ayrshire, UK were more than shocked to learn that they were the sole winners of the July 14, 2011, La Primitiva Grand Prize. The bought winnng ticket at TheLotter.com. The retirees from a small village in the English countryside had a hard time believing that they had won the €21,6 million jackpot. They are looking forward to traveling, buying a new home for themselves as well as homes for their adult children and getting box seats for their favorite football team.