Employees of a lottery outlet celebrate after selling a ticket of the number 76058 corresponding to the Jackpot worth euro 4 million or euro 400,000 for each tenth of the ticket, during the Spanish National Lottery draw, in Manises, Valencia, eastern Spain, Saturday Dec. 22, 2012. After a brutal year of economic hardship that deepened with unemployment hitting 25 percent, Spaniards across the country Saturday were hoping for relief from payouts by the nation’s famed Christmas lottery, the world’s richest, with euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in tax-free awards. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)

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Employees of a lottery outlet celebrate after selling a ticket of the number 76058 corresponding to the Jackpot worth euro 4 million or euro 400,000  for each tenth of the ticket, during the Spanish National Lottery draw,  in Manises, Valencia, eastern Spain,  Saturday Dec. 22, 2012. After a brutal year of economic hardship that deepened with unemployment hitting 25 percent, Spaniards across the country Saturday were hoping for relief from payouts by the nation’s famed Christmas lottery, the world’s richest, with euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in tax-free awards.  (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
Employees of a lottery outlet celebrate after selling a ticket of the number 76058 corresponding to the Jackpot worth euro 4 million or euro 400,000 for each tenth of the ticket, during the Spanish National Lottery draw, in Manises, Valencia, eastern Spain, Saturday Dec. 22, 2012. After a brutal year of economic hardship that deepened with unemployment hitting 25 percent, Spaniards across the country Saturday were hoping for relief from payouts by the nation’s famed Christmas lottery, the world’s richest, with euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in tax-free awards. (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz)
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