Lone bettor from Quirino wins P88.9-million Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot

Published October 27, 2019, 2:19 PM

by CJ Juntereal

By Jhon Casinas

The P88.9-million jackpot prize of Grand Lotto 6/55 was bagged by a lone bettor in the Saturday night draw of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO).

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)

The winning combination, according to the PCSO, was 45 – 25 – 50 – 10- 15 – 05. It had a total jackpot prize of P88,941,727.40.

The PCSO revealed that the winning lotto ticket was bought in Quirino Province.

The jackpot prize will be subjected to 20 percent tax as mandated by the TRAIN Law, therefore, the government will deduct P17,788,345.48 from the total winning prize.

It was only during the Friday night’s draw when another lone bettor in Cebu City won the P96.9-million jackpot of Mega Lotto 6/45. The bettor hit the 40 – 36 – 27 – 03 – 23 – 20 winning combination.

The winner must go to PCSO’s main office along Shaw Boulevard in Mandaluyong City, and present two valid IDs to claim his/her prize. The bettor should also bring his/her 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 is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Super Lotto 6/49 draw every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday; and Mega Lotto 6/45 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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