MANILA, Philippines – Two bettors became instant multi-millionaires after winning over Php 67 million from the Super Lotto 6/49 and nearly Php 80 million from the Ultra Lotto 6/58 draws on Sunday, March 20, 2022, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced.
The winner for Super Lotto hit the winning combination 09-04-06-17-12-02 with a total jackpot prize of Php 67,803,235.40. Meanwhile, lucky bettor for Ultra Lotto guessed the winning combination 29-05-03-11-08-42 for the exact jackpot prize of Php 79,699,584.80.
SEE ALSO: PCSO Lotto Result March 20, 2022 6/58, 6/49, Swertres, EZ2
The selling agent will get a prize commission of 1 percent of the jackpot prize without exceeding PHP1 million.
As provided in the TRAIN law, lotto winnings of more than PHP10,000 shall be subject to a 20-percent final tax. Once the jackpot is claimed by the winner, it would be less 20 percent.
The 6/49 is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Bettor must select 6 numbers from 1 to 49 or play Lucky Pick for randomly generated numbers. Each bet costs P20.
The 6/58 is drawn every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. To join, one must select 6 numbers from 1 to 58 or play Lucky Pick for randomly generated numbers. Each bet also costs P20.
In the history of lotto in the country, the jackpot of P1.18-billion for Ultra Lotto, which was won by two lucky bettors in October 2018, was the biggest so far.
Other lotto jackpot winners this year
|Lotto Game||Draw Date||Location||Jackpot Prize (Php)|
|Grand Lotto 6/55||March 14, 2022||La Carlota City, Negros Occidental||98.6 million|
|Lotto 6/42||March 5, 2022||Taytay, Rizal||12.5 million|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||March 2, 2022||General Trias, Cavite||8.9 million|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||February 25, 2022||Naga City, Camarines Sur||10.3 million|
|Lotto 6/42||February 24, 2022||Moalboal, Cebu||28.9 million|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||February 18, 2022||Baguio City, Benguet||62.8 million|
|Super Lotto 6/49||February 6, 2022||Malanday, Marikina City||29 million|
|Lotto 6/42||February 5, 2022||Bay, Laguna||49.8 million|
|Ultra Lotto 6/58||January 30, 2022||Makati City, Metro Manila||49.5 million|
|Super Lotto 6/49||January 16, 2022||Abuyog, Leyte||142.7 million|
|Grand Lotto 6/55||January 15, 2022||Tabaco City, Albay||66 million|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||January 14, 2022||Sto. Domingo, Nueva Ecija||20.2 million|
|Ultra Lotto 6/58||January 14, 2022||San Fernando City, La Union||70.3 million|
|Lotto 6/42||January 6, 2022||Guagua, Pampanga; Maragondon, Cavite and Makati City (2)||42.9 million|
PCSO general manager Royina Garma urged the public to patronize PCSO games to generate more funds to be used to assist Filipinos.
The PCSO 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