One of the oldest lotteries in the world, La Primitiva is widely played in Spain and is becoming increasingly popular with players around the world who appreciate its exciting format and large prizes. Since 1990 La Primitiva draws have taken place on Thursdays and Saturdays, with the bonus or “Reintegro” number being introduced in 1991.
Draws take place in Madrid every Thursday and Saturday at 21:30 Spanish time. Those buying traditional paper tickets in Spain can opt for a green ticket, which is valid for the next draw, or a brown one that is valid for both Thursday and Saturday.
Extremely popular in Spain, tickets can be purchased at locations across the country – but you can play it right here at Pocolotto no matter where you are in the world.
How to play La Primitiva?
To play La Primitiva you will need to pick 6 numbers from 1 to 49. A bonus “Reintegro” number, from 0 to 9, will be automatically added to your tick – you don’t get to pick this.
Match all 6 main numbers and the Reintegro number and you’ve won the jackpot. There are also 7 other prize tiers, and matching just the Reintegro number will land you a €1 refund. Getting 3 main numbers correct gives a €8 prize.
Those buying paper tickets in Spain can also use the “Joker” option, which gives a unique number from 0.000.000 to 9.999.999. It offers the chance to win an extra €10 to €1,000,000. The “Joker” option is not currently available when playing online at Pocolotto.
Remember, you can buy your La Primitiva tickets right here via Pocolotto, no matter where you are in the world, 24 hours a day.
La Primitiva ticket prices
After you have finished choosing your lottery numbers, your La Primitiva ticket price will be automatically displayed. There is no extra charge for using the quick-pick feature.
The price shown is the price you pay, including our fee. There are no catches or hidden charges, and we always strive to keep our La Primitiva ticket prices fair and competitive.
Why play La Primitiva?
- Frequent draws
- Multiple rollovers
- Big jackpots
La Primitiva tips
As with all lotteries that allow rollovers, the excitement for some draws of La Primitiva can reach fever pitch, with seemingly everyone in Spain lining up to buy tickets. Given this, you may want to consider improving your chances of winning by purchasing more lines, especially for big rollover draws.