MANILA, Philippines – Two bettors became instant multi-millionaires after winning the jackpot prize of Php 142.6 million in the Grand Lotto 6/55 draw on Saturday, January 7, 2023, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced.
The lucky players who will share the jackpot guessed the winning combination of 44-13-19-33-27-39 for the exact prize of Php 142,580,483.20.
SEE ALSO: PCSO Lotto Result January 7, 2023 6/55, 6/42, 6D, Swertres, EZ2
Because of taxes, as provided by the TRAIN Law, lotto winnings are subject to 20 percent tax.
The lucky bettors must go to PCSO’s main office in Madaluyong City and present two IDs to collect his/her prize.
34 bettors settled for Php 24,000 for correctly guessing five numbers, 1,244 will get Php 1,500 for four numbers, and 26,385 will receive Php 60 each for three correct digits.
The Grand Lotto 6/55 was last won on November 5, 2022 by solo bettor who purchased ticket at a lotto outlet in Triangulo, Naga City.
The 6/55 is drawn every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.
Other lotto jackpot winners this year
|Lotto Game||Draw Date||Location||Jackpot Prize (Php)|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||January 2, 2023||Merville, Parañaque City||19.5 million|
The PCSO urged the public to patronize their games to generate more funds to be used to assist Filipinos.
It serves as the principal government agency for raising and providing funds for health programs, medical assistance and services, and charities of national character.
One of its key programs is the Medical Access Program (MAP), which is designed to augment the medical needs of Filipinos nationwide, particularly hospital confinement, chemotherapy, dialysis, and post-transplant medicines.
The program is funded by revenues from PCSO games nationwide.
— The Summit Express