E-Lotto bettor from Quezon province bags P150-M Ultra Lotto pot

By Christopher Lloyd Caliwan

June 22, 2024, 2:36 pm

<p><em>(Image courtesy of PCSO)</em></p>

(Image courtesy of PCSO)

MANILA – A lone E-lotto bettor from Quezon province is the newest multi-millionaire after hitting all the six-number combinations of the Ultra Lotto 6/58 drawn on Friday night.

In a statement on Saturday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said the winner placed his bet in Lucena City and hit the winning number 08-24-15-44-04-58.

The total jackpot prize was PHP150,307,791.20.

He was the second jackpot winner using the E-Lotto platform.

The first E-Lotto winner won the PHP698 million jackpot in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw on Jan. 17.

The winning bettor has one year to claim the prize at the PCSO main office in Mandaluyong City. The winning ticket and two valid identification cards are required.

Lotto winnings of more than PHP10,000 are subject to a 20 percent tax. Prizes not claimed within a year shall be forfeited.

Meanwhile, 21 other bettors won PHP120,000 each for hitting five out of the six winning digits; 1,014 will get PHP2,000 each for four correct digits; and 22,571 will settle for PHP100 each for three correct digits.

The Ultra Lotto 6/58 is drawn every Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday. (PNA)