Six Grand Lotto bettors bag over P100,000 each

By Jel Santos

Six bettors bagged more than P100, 000 each after getting five digits of the winning combination of Grand Lotto 6/55 during Wednesday night’s draw, a digit short from winning the P66.5-million jackpot.

Patrons place their bets at a Lotto outlet in Manila after the suspension of PCSO lotto operations was lifted on Tuesday night. (Ali Vicoy / MANILA BULLETIN) (Ali Vicoy / MANILA BULLETIN)

According to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), its winning combination was 09- 46- 30- 06- 43- 01. Grand Lotto’s total jackpot was P66, 508, 810. 80.
The six bettors’ P103, 620 consolation prize will be subjected to 20 percent tax, in accordance with the TRAIN Law.

Meanwhile, Mega Lotto 6/45 also did not yield any winner, with winning combination: 02- 21- 36- 26- 12- 43. Its jackpot prize was P64, 591, 814.
A total of 13 consolation prize winners will get P50, 000 each, PCSO said.

To claim their consolation prizes, the bettors must go to PCSO's main office in Mandaluyong City and present two IDs so they could get a cheque. They should also bring their tickets.

All lotto draws are being aired live every 9 p.m. at 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.