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Spain’s La Primitiva lottery to hand out record prize in Barcelona

Ticket holder set to receive over €100 million as the only winner in Thursday’s draw

La Lotería Primitiva deja récord en Barcelona
A lottery outlet in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid).

The owner of a ticket for Spain’s Primitiva Lottery validated in Barcelona is set to receive over €100 million in prize money – the biggest ever sum handed out by the draw.

The previous biggest payout, awarded to a winner in Seville in August 2013, was €67.1 million

The holder of the only winning ticket in Thursday’s draw will receive a total of €101,724,559 after winning in the Special Category – selecting all six numbers plus the return number – and scooping the accumulated prize in the First Category – awarded for picking the six main winning numbers.

The previous biggest payout, awarded to a winner in Seville in August 2013, was €67.1 million

The winning combination was formed by the numbers 1, 7, 21, 27, 38 and 46. The key number was 41 and the return number was 6. The total amount collected by the draw rose to €27 million.

English version by Nick Funnell.