What is a Lottery Raffle?

30th August 2022 4:33pm

Despite being a popular play lottery raffles remain a mystery to some.

What lotteries include raffles? How do you play them? Are there winners in every draw?

We have spent some time investigating these seemingly simple questions. Here’s what our research turned up.

Popular Spanish Lottery Raffles

Lotería Nacional Extra Raffle. Drawn usually once a month. Players purchase tickets, or 1/10th shares of tickets, with pre-set 5-digit codes. Prizes are awarded to tickets/shares matching the codes drawn.

Lotería Nacional Thursday Raffle. Drawn every week on Thursday offering a €30,000 jackpot! Players purchase full tickets or 1/10th shares of tickets with a pre-assigned five-digit code. If the code on your ticket matches one of the Spanish raffle’s 15 prize categories, you’re a winner!

Lotería del Nino Raffle. Drawn once a year at the beginning of January. €700 million in prizes was given away in the draw on 6 January 2022!

Loteria de Navidad Raffle. Drawn once a year in December. 172 x €4 million jackpot prizes were given away in 2021! A total of 24.5 million share-holders won prizes in the draw on 22 December, including the raffle’s €1.25 million second prize!

Why play a Lottery Raffle?

Facts about Lottery Raffles

Due to the success of online lottery play, lottery raffles have quickly spread to players across the world. They have become the go-to choice for many, especially at Christmas time.

They are all raffle games at heart, but with interesting twists that make them each unique in their way.

When you play a lottery raffle, typically the numbers are selected for you, usually in the form of pre-printed code.

Each raffle you play will have a different payout and slightly different odds of winning.

Unlike lotteries, raffles do not roll over, the top prize is always awarded.

If you’re planning on entering a lottery raffle ensure you purchase in plenty of time. A raffle only has a limited number of available tickets. Unlike a lottery which has no limit on the number of participating tickets.

So, now you know all about lottery raffles. Fancy giving them a try? 

You can play Loteria Nacional Extra, purchase raffle tickets for the Loteria de Navidad and participate in Loteria del Nino online from almost anywhere in the world at theLotter.

Good Luck.

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