A seller grabs tickets for the famed Christmas lottery, in Madrid, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Known as "El Gordo" (The Fat One) and billed as the world's richest lottery, the drawing will hand out about 2.5 billion of euros (US dlrs 3.3 billion) on upcoming Saturday. The top prize is about 400,000 euros (US dlrs 530,000) but there are expected to be hundreds or thousands of tickets awarded for that amount. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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A seller grabs tickets for the famed Christmas lottery, in Madrid, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.   Known as "El Gordo" (The Fat One) and billed as the world's richest lottery, the drawing will hand out about 2.5 billion of euros (US dlrs 3.3 billion) on upcoming Saturday. The top prize is about 400,000 euros (US dlrs 530,000) but there are expected to be hundreds or thousands of tickets awarded for that amount. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
A seller grabs tickets for the famed Christmas lottery, in Madrid, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Known as "El Gordo" (The Fat One) and billed as the world's richest lottery, the drawing will hand out about 2.5 billion of euros (US dlrs 3.3 billion) on upcoming Saturday. The top prize is about 400,000 euros (US dlrs 530,000) but there are expected to be hundreds or thousands of tickets awarded for that amount. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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