MANILA – A lone bettor from Quezon province bagged the PHP5.94 million jackpot prize in Saturday night's Lotto 6/42 draw.
In an advisory Sunday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said the lucky bettor guessed the winning combination of 26-12-20-24-39-41.
The ticket was purchased in Candelaria, Quezon.
The bettor can claim the check at the PCSO main office in Mandaluyong City upon presentation of the winning ticket and two identification cards.
Lotto winnings of over PHP10,000 shall be subject to a 20-percent tax under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law.
A total of 18 bettors won PHP24,000 each for guessing five out of the six winning digits; 910 will get PHP800 each for four correct digits; and 16,954 will settle for PHP20 each for three correct digits.
Prizes not claimed within a year shall be forfeited.
The 6/42 Lotto is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
This is the fourth time this month that a sole bettor bagged the jackpot prize of the government’s lottery game.
Last Aug. 11, a lone bettor from Isabela province bagged the PHP32 million jackpot prize in Lotto 6/42 draw.
Last Aug. 5, a bettor who bought the ticket in Taytay, Rizal bagged the PHP163 million jackpot prize of Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw while last Aug. 2, a bettor in Bulacan became an instant millionaire after guessing the six-digit winning combination of the Super Lotto 6/49 draw bagging the jackpot prize of PHP15.84 million.
The public is urged to keep on patronizing the products of PCSO as a large chunk of its revenues goes to charity programs. (PNA)