The number 89,603, first prize of the Extraordinary Draw of the “Niño”
The first prize of the extraordinary draw of the ‘El Niño’ lottery, held this Friday and endowed with two million euros per series (200,000 euros per tenth), It has been for the number 89,603, which has fallen entirely on the town of L’Escala, in Girona.
The number has been sold in the number 1 administration of this town, while the second prize, endowed with 750,000 euros per series, has been 72,289, and has been much more distributed throughout the territory, since he has played in several provinces of practically all the communities, except Cantabria and La Rioja.
For his part, he third prize, which has been for number 18,918endowed with 250,000 euros per series (25,000 euros per tenth), has been consigned in the towns of Guillena (Seville), Alzira (Valencia) and Lugo.
They have been the children of the school of San Ildefonso Ilyas Akpruh -director-; Natalia García -director-; Antonio Manuel Cubero -units-; Fernanda Daniela Laborde -dozens-; Diana Elisabeth Heredia Arias –hundreds-; Luis Alcides Paniagua -units of thousands- and Yesica Paola Valencia -tens of thousands- those in charge of singing in this raffle, which end the Christmas holidays.
The administration of l’Escala distributes 80 million
The administration number 1 of L’Escala (Girona), which is called l’Anxova Milionària, has sold the 40 series of the first prize of the ‘El Niño’ Lottery 2023, with which He has distributed 80 million euros, all through the window.
The owner of the administration, Fèlix Pons, explained this Friday to EFE that it is the first time since the lottery office opened more than 30 years ago which gives a first prizein this case of the ‘El Niño’ Lottery.
Excited, but at the same time very content, Pons has ensured that the award “It is very distributed, everything sold at the window“and that he is not aware that any club or association is subscribed to the lucky number of this January 6, 89,603.
This first prize of this year’s ‘El Niño’ Lottery has completely fallen in L’Escalaa coastal municipality in the Alt Empordà region of Girona and very touristy, so in addition to residents of the town, fortune may have traveled with the thousands of tourists who visit it, especially in summer. Each ticket of the lucky number is endowed with 2,000,000 euros and 200,000 each tenth.
Special withdrawals and refunds
As for the extractions, the four-figure winners are the numbers 8,173 and 6,638, endowed with 3,500 the series, 350 euros per tenth. Also, the numbers 527, 457, 538, 300, 550, 726, 760, 278, 231, 387, 266, 224, 888 and 928 They have been the three-figure extractions awarded, with 1,000 euros per series, 100 euros per tenth.
With 400 euros per series, 40 euros per tenth, two-figure extractions have also been awarded 24, 41, 11, 18 and 29. In addition, the refunds have been for numbers 9, 4 and 3. Each refund has 200 euros per series, which is equivalent to 20 euros per tenth winner.
The origin of the Child Draw
According to the data provided by the State Lottery and Gambling, there are documentary references that in 1868 it was already popularly known to this raffle as ‘El Niño’. This denomination is possibly due to the proximity of the Epiphany of the Lord or the Adoration of the Child by the Magi from the East. In 1941, this Draw was configured with its own personality and name, until it became the second most important Draw of the National Lottery. It was not until 1966 when the name Sorteo de ‘El Niño’ appeared in the official prize lists.
The Draws of ‘El Niño’ They started giving refunds in 1942 and since 1946 termination and reinstatement awards. All draws have been held uninterruptedly by the Old or Traditional system until 1965, and by the Modern or Multiple Bass System from the following year. In this way, State Lotteries and Gambling highlights that “this endearing Draw, institutionalized in 1941 by F. Roldán, has managed year after year to become a tradition among the Spanish population as a great event with which each new year is inaugurated” . In this sense, he points out that, as a result of the “resounding success” which was the first draw held before the Epiphany of the Lord, it was decided the following year, in 1942, to transform it into an Extraordinary Draw.
In 1941 the draw consisted of 4 series of 42,000 tickets, each one at 150 pesetas per ticket, divided into tenths at 15 pesetas; 166,668 tickets were sold with a total collection of 25,230,000 pesetas. They reported a benefit of 7,700,300 pesetas to the State. On the other hand, in 1942, the First Extraordinary Draw of the year, had 3 series of 56,000 tickets each, at 250 pesetas per ticket, divided into tenths of 25 pesetas. In 2012, the Extraordinary Draw of ‘El Niño’ was held in Cádiz in commemoration of the second centenary of the Cádiz Constitution of 1812 ‘La Pepa’ and the bicentennial of the birth of the National Lottery.