By Jel Santos
Five bettors bagged over P160, 000 each after getting five digits of the winning combination of Ultra Lotto 6/58, a digit short from winning the P95-million jackpot.
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said Ultra Lotto’s winning combination during Sunday night’s draw was 46 – 05 – 32 – 31 – 12 – 27.
It had a total jackpot of P95, 142, 867. 80. PCSO said no one was lucky enough to correctly guess all the six digits.
The P167, 520 consolation prize will still be subjected to 20 percent tax.
No one also won the P36.7-million jackpot of Super Lotto 6/49, the winning combination of which was 34 – 23 -44 – 48 – 36 – 06.
There were seven consolation prize winners during Sunday night’s Super Lotto draw. Each of them, according to PCSO, will take home P70, 000.
To claim their consolation prizes, the bettors must go to PCSO’s main office in Mandaluyong City, and present two IDs and their winning tickets.
PCSO General Manager Royina Garma urged the public to keep on patronizing the products of the agency, saying people in dire need of help will surely benefit from PCSO’s charity programs.
All lotto draws are aired live at 9 p.m. on PTV 4. Lotto 6/42 draw is every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday; Super Lotto 6/49 draw is every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday; Mega Lotto 6/45 is every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; Grand Lotto 6/55 draw is every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday; and Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw is every Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.