A worker holds out the ball with the top prize of euro 4,000,000 ($5290,840) during the Spainish Christmas lottery draw, known as 'El Gordo' or 'The Fat One', in Madrid, Saturday Dec. 22, 2012. After another brutal year of economic hardship, Spaniards across the country are hoping for relief when the country's famed Christmas lottery - the world's richest - pays out euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in tax-free awards on Saturday. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

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A worker holds out the ball with the top prize of euro 4,000,000 ($5290,840) during the Spainish Christmas lottery draw,  known as 'El Gordo' or 'The Fat One', in Madrid, Saturday Dec. 22, 2012. After another brutal year of economic hardship, Spaniards across the country are hoping for relief when the country's famed Christmas lottery - the world's richest - pays out euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in tax-free awards on Saturday.  (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
A worker holds out the ball with the top prize of euro 4,000,000 ($5290,840) during the Spainish Christmas lottery draw, known as 'El Gordo' or 'The Fat One', in Madrid, Saturday Dec. 22, 2012. After another brutal year of economic hardship, Spaniards across the country are hoping for relief when the country's famed Christmas lottery - the world's richest - pays out euro 2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in tax-free awards on Saturday. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)
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