A schoolgirl stands next to a lottery drum during the draw for Spain's Christmas lottery El Gordo in Madrid on 22 December 2014
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World's biggest Christmas lottery El Gordo draw grips Spain

Christmas has come early for thousands of lucky winners in Spain's famous lottery - "El Gordo" - or the Fat One.

The winners included ticket holders all across the country.

There were 10 top prizes - worth 400,000 euros (£314,000) each.

It is the world's biggest Christmas lottery - and the live televised draw grips the nation.

Tim Allman reports.

  • 23 Dec 2014
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