A day before Valentine’s Day, a lone bettor in Aklan won the much-coveted P246-million jackpot prize for the Ultra Lotto 6/58.
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), in an advisory on Saturday, Feb. 13, announced this. PCSO said that the jackpot winning ticket for the Ultra Lotto 6/58 was bought in Banga, Aklan.
The draw date for the Ultra Lotto 6/58 was on Friday, Feb. 10. The jackpot prize was P246, 085, 102. 00. The bettor guessed the winning combination: 24-09-32-41-29-22.
PCSO said that there were also 16 second prize winners who will receive P120,000.00 each. The Ultra Lotto 6/58 is drawn every Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.
Including the latest recent millionaire, PCSO said that there are already three major winners just this month alone.
On Feb. 9, PCSO said a bettor in Bagong Barrio, Caloocan won the P10.2-million jackpot prize for the Lotto 6/42. On Feb. 5, a bettor in Bacong, Negros Oriental bagged the P12.3-million Megalotto 6/45 jackpot prize.
To claim the prize, PCSO said that the winner must go to its main office located in Mandaluyong City. The winner should also present the winning ticket and two identification cards.
PCSO said that prizes above Php 10,000.00 are subject to a 20% deduction pursuant to the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act.
In January, PCSO said there were five major lotto jackpot prize winners.