MANILA, Philippines – Third lotto winner this month! Solo bettor became an instant multi-millionaire after bagging Php 5.9 million from the Lotto 6/42 draw on Thursday, February 2, 2023, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced.
The lucky player hit the winning combination 02-27-16-29-04-19 with a total jackpot prize of Php 5,940,000.00.
SEE ALSO: PCSO Lotto Result February 2, 2023 6/49, 6/42, 6D, Swertres, EZ2
To claim the check, the lucky player must go to PCSO’s main office in Mandaluyong City and present the winning ticket and two ID cards.
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.
Meanwhile, 81 other bettors guessed five out of the six two-digit winning combinations and won Php 24,000 each, the PCSO said.
About 2,873 bettors got Php 800 each for getting four of the winning combinations while 34,899 bettors won Php 20 each for guessing three right combinations.
Unclaimed prizes within a year shall be forfeited.
The Lotto 6/42 was last won on January 31, 2022 by a lucky bettor who bought the winning ticket from lotto outlet in Pateros, Metro Manila.
Just a day before, two (2) bettors won and will share the jackpot prize of Php 73.5 million in the Mega Lotto 6/45.
The 6/42 Regular Lotto is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Other lotto jackpot winners this year
|Lotto Game||Draw Date||Location||Jackpot Prize (Php)|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||February 1, 2023||La Carlota City, Negros Occidental and Pinagkaisahan, Makati City||73.5 million|
|Lotto 6/42||January 31, 2023||Pateros, Metro Manila||25.9 million|
|Grand Lotto 6/55||January 21, 2023||Ibaan, Batangas||29.7 million|
|Ultra Lotto 6/58||January 20, 2023||Iloilo City, Iloilo||49.5 million|
|Super Lotto 6/49||January 19, 2023||Manila||79.2 million|
|Lotto 6/42||January 17, 2023||Davao City, Davao del Sur||35.3 million|
|Grand Lotto 6/55||January 7, 2023||Calamba City, Laguna and Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental||142.6 million|
|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