By Jel Santos
Five bettors won over P100, 000 each after getting five digits of the winning combination of Ultra Lotto 6/58, a digit short from winning nearly P50-million, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said.
Ultra Lotto’s winning combination during Tuesday night’s draw was 13 – 23 – 09- 58- 38- 14. It had a total jackpot of P49, 500, 000.
Meanwhile, their P110,090 consolation prize will still be subjected to 20 percent tax in accordance with the TRAIN Law.
The Super Lotto 6/49, which had a total jackpot of P15, 840, 000, also yielded no winner, PCSO said. The winning combination was 27 – 40- 35- 10- 42- 05.
According to PCSO, six Super Lotto bettors will meantime get P70, 000 each. It will also be subjected to 20 percent tax.
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 their cheque. They should also bring their 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 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.