Melilla repeats as the only point in the country that El Gordo de la Lotería has never seen

The autonomous city of Melilla It is still the only region in Spain where the Gordo of the Extraordinary Draw of the Christmas Lottery has never fallen, after the provinces of Ávila, Tarragona and Zamora abandoned in 2018 the list of non-winners with this grand prize, endowed with 400,000 euros to the tenth.

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This 2019, the Gordo has fallen in Salou (Tarragona), Salmanca, San Vicente del Raspeig (Alicante), Alcoy (Alicante), Moraira (Alicante), Barcelona, ​​Las Torres de Cotillas (Murcia), Súria (Barcelona), in the Administration Doña Manolita de Madrid, Beniajan (Murcia ) and Seville.

In last year’s Christmas draw, which took place at the Teatro Real in Madrid, the city of Melilla also remained as the only territory that did not receive any of the grand prizes older, since in the rthis from the 50 provinces of Spain, as well as Ceuta, yes they were lucky to receive part of these. This year there is still luck to distribute since, around 10.00, no more awards have come out, except for a ‘fifth’ that has fallen entirely in Soria.

In 2018, Ávila, Tarragona and Zamora were fortunate to be graced with part of El Gordo. This desired award went to the town of El Barraco in Avila, as well as to the Tarragona municipalities of Altafulla and Camarles; and to the towns of Puebla de Sanabria and Quiruelas de Vidriales, and Zamora capital.

The ranking of the luckiest places continues to be led once again by the city of Madrid, where he Gordo has relapsed a total of 80 occasions in the more than 200 years of history of the traditional draw, the last one last year 2018. In addition, the first prize has gone to Madrid in the last four years (2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019). The first time she was graceful was in 1816.

According to data from the State Society of State Lotteries and Gambling (SELAE), collected by Europa Press, the second city of Spain with more fortune it is again Barcelona Since a total of 41 ‘Fat people’ have fallen in Barcelona since 1817, the last one fell last year.

These two great cities follow in terms of fortune, Seville, with 17 (repeating this year), Valencia (13), Bilbao (13), Zaragoza (13) and Cádiz (12). These five locations received the visit of El Gordo from the Christmas Lottery in 2018. Likewise, other Spanish cities have been graced with El Gordo repeatedly throughout history. It is the case of Malaga and Alicante, where has the first prize ten times; Santander, nine times; or Granada, in eight.

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A Coruña, San Sebastián and Gijón have been awarded seven times; Palma de Mallorca, in six; Badajoz, Lugo and Manises (Valencia) and Murcia (graceful this year) in five; Sort (Lérida), Vic (Barcelona), Valladolid, Burgos and Pamplona, ​​in four. The first prize has fallen three times in Albacete, Casas Ibáñez (Albacete), Benidorm (Alicante), Oviedo, Sabadell (Barcelona), Algeciras (Cádiz), Córdoba, Carballo (A Coruña), Huesca, Torrejón de Ardoz (Madrid), Palencia, Logroño, Segovia, San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Las Palmas), Puerto de la Cruz (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Telde (Las Palmas) and Teruel.

On two occasions, El Gordo was distributed in Vitoria, Elche (Alicante), Almería, Avilés, El Ejido (Almería), Nava (Asturias), Granollers (Barcelona), Sant Quirze del Vallés (Barcelona), Cáceres, Coria (Cáceres) , Castellón, Ciudad Real, Santiago de Compostela, Cuenca, Belmonte (Cuenca), Almuñécar (Granada), Linares (Jaén), León, Boñar (León), Lérida, Vilalba (Lugo), Alcorcón (Madrid), Collado Villalba (Madrid ), Leganés (Madrid) and San Sebastián de los Reyes (Madrid).

The first prize has also fallen twice in Alora (Málaga), Marbella (Málaga), Ronda (Málaga), Cartagena (Murcia), San Pedro del Pinatar (Murcia), Yecla (Murcia), Pontevedra, Vigo, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Arrecife (Las Palmas), Salamanca, Cepeda (Salamanca), Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Granadilla de Abona (Tenerife), Los Realejos (Tenerife), Soria, Talavera de la Reina (Toledo), Alcira (Valencia) and Derio ( Biscay).

From provincial capital cities, it has only fallen once in Guadalajara, Huelva, Orense and Zamora, although it has also fallen in other smaller towns at some time in history.

The graceful in 2019

It’s 2019, Alicante has been one of the luckiest provinces since, as reported by State Lotteries, in Sant Vicent del Raspeig they have come, in two different points of sale, 22 series of El Gordo what they equate to 76 million euros. For its part, Alcoi have sold another 14 series of 26,590, at a single point of sale that has distributed 56 million euros. Finally, in Teulada-Moraira another 5 series have come, 20 million euros.

Barcelona has had a similar fate, with a Gordo distributed between Barcelona, ​​Salou (Tarragona) and Súria (Barcelona). In the Region of Murcia, two administrations have sold that number: the one located in Calle Mayor, number 15, in Torres de Cotillas; and the one located in Adrián Viudes de Beniaján street. In total, El Gordo has left 20 million euros in Las Torres de Cotillas and the Murcian hamlet a total of 4 million euros.

In Salamanca, the administration 19 from Salamanca, located in the Carrefour shopping center, on Agustinos Recoletos avenue, has sold 25 series of this award; Like administration number 94 located in the Alcampo de la Ronda del Tamarguillo Shopping Center in Seville. In Madrid, Doña Manolita has again distributed fortune among her clients.