Lone bettor from Cebu City wins P96.9-million mega lotto 6/45 jackpot

Published October 26, 2019, 10:11 AM

by Gabriela Baron & Minka Klaudia Tiangco

By John Aldrin Casinas

A lone bettor won the P96.9-million jackpot prize of Mega Lotto 6/45 during Friday night’s draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said.

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)

According to the PCSO, the winning combination was 40 – 36 – 27 – 03 – 23 – 20, with a total jackpot prize of P96,952,481.80.

PCSO said the jackpot-winning ticket was sold in Cebu City.

In line with the TRAIN Law, the jackpot prize will be subjected to 20 percent tax. Out of the P96.9-jackpot, the government will be getting P19,390,496.36.

There were also 31 consolation prize winners that will each receive P40,190 after hitting five digits of the winning combination.

Meanwhile, two bettors bagged the P265,180 consolation prize of Ultra Lotto 6/58. They were a digit short of the 34 – 44 – 13 – 30 – 29 – 54 combination to win the P49.5-million jackpot prize.

The winning bettors must go to PCSO’s main office along Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City, and present two valid IDs to claim their prize. They should also bring their tickets.

All lotto draws of PCSO are being aired live every 9 p.m. on PTV 4, and on PCSO’s Facebook page.

Lotto 6/42 draw is done every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Super Lotto 6/49 draw every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday; and Mega Lotto 6/45 draw every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

The Grand Lotto 6/55 draw is held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday; while Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw is made every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.