Fernando’s gymkhana, the lottery who hides 50 tenths of the Christmas Lottery for Lugo

The recreation might be energetic from December 11 to twenty. It will distribute the tickets across the metropolis and can give clues. Its goal is to unfold pleasure amongst all of the individuals of Lugo

It is now the third yr that this lottery from Lugo has organized this type of ‘treasure recreation’. And in every version, the extent will increase. “This yr the tenths that we’ll disguise is not going to be 25, however 50,” says Fernando Toubes to NIUS.

Tickets can not solely be discovered within the San Antón neighborhood, the place the lottery administration run by Fernando is positioned. On this event, the tenths will disguise elsewhere within the metropolis of Lugo. The dynamic is similar as in years previous: whoever finds every ticket will get to maintain it.

The recreation will begin this Sunday, December 11, and finish on December 20, two days earlier than the Christmas Draw.

“Every day I’ll disguise 5 tenths and I’ll give a sequence of clues to have the ability to find them,” he says. These clues might be printed each day within the newspaper El Progreso.

An incentive to encourage your neighbors in the midst of a pandemic

Fernando Toubes is the proprietor of Librería Galicia, a stationery retailer in Lugo that additionally works as a lottery administration. It was at Christmas 2020 when it occurred to him, for the primary time, to cover a number of tenths across the neighborhood and encourage his neighbors to search out them.

“People had been locked up at house and I assumed this could be an incentive to get them out,” says Fernando. He gave them out totally free and whoever discovered the ticket obtained to maintain it. The involvement was so nice that he even discovered neighbors searching for tickets with flashlights at night time.

Given the success, in 2021 he determined to repeat. She needed to be cautious hiding them. Some even tried to observe him down the road as he tried to cover them. “This yr they’re already pending, they don’t cease asking me,” he says.

All the tenths that might be distributed this Christmas might be quantity 01181, the identical as final yr.

The tenths that aren’t discovered might be donated

The tenths could also be hidden anyplace within the metropolis. On the seat of a bench, in a backyard or on the Wall of Lugo itself. “Last weekend I went to have a look at the places,” she says.

Each ticket might be inside a plastic envelope in order that it doesn’t deteriorate. “The tenths are the originals and we should assure that they’ll stand up to the inclement climate,” explains Fernando.

There might be simpler tracks and others that won’t be a lot. “There are very troublesome places,” she says. Tickets that nobody can find will go to a great trigger. “We will donate them to totally different NGOs within the metropolis,” she explains.

If that quantity had been awarded with the Christmas Jackpot, this lottery would distribute 20 million euros all through town. If they weren’t fortunate, Fernando, at the very least, would have already fulfilled his mission: to distribute luck and happiness among the many individuals of Lugo.