PCSO records nine major lotto jackpot winners since 2021 started

Published February 18, 2021, 12:26 PM

by Merlina Hernando-Malipot

So far, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has already recorded a total of nine jackpot winners in its lotto games since the year 2021 started. 

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

Based on the advisory of PCSO on Wednesday, Feb. 17, a lone bettor from Las Piñas City bagged the jackpot prize for the regular Lotto 6/42 drawn on Tuesday, Feb. 16. 

The winner correctly guessed the winning combination 37-36-05-10-08-16 and won the a total jackpot prize of P8,064,184.80. 

In the same draw, 20 bettors won the second prize and will get P24,000 each. The 6/42 regular lotto is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

The jackpot prize winner may claim his or her check at the PCSO Main Office located in Mandaluyong City along with the winning ticket and two identification cards.

On Feb. 12, a lone bettor in Banga, Aklan won the jackpot prize for the Ultra Lotto 6/58 amounting to P246,085,102. The bettor guessed the winning combination 24-09-32-41-29-22.

On Feb. 9, a bettor in Bagong Barrio, Caloocan also won the P10.2-million jackpot prize for the Lotto 6/42. 

On Feb. 5, PCSO said that lone a bettor in Bacong, Negros Oriental bagged the P12.3-million Megalotto 6/45 jackpot prize.

In January, there were also five major lotto jackpot prize winners. 

On Jan. 30, a lone bettor in Morong, Bataan bagged the P7.8-million Lotto 6/45 jackpot prize and on Jan. 27, a bettor from Polangui, Albay also won the P36,022,560.80 Megalotto 6/45 jackpot prize. 

In a draw on Jan. 23, another lone one in Dasmarinas, Cavite also bagged a total of P20,130,966.60 jackpot prize in the Lotto 6/42. 

On Jan. 7, PCSO said that a bettor from Tabaco City, Albay won a total of P21,272,518.20 jackpot prize in the Lotto 6/42 while another bettor in Gapan, Nueva Ecija also bagged P34,691,773 jackpot prize in the Super Lotto 6/49 which was drawn last Jan. 3.  

Meanwhile, PCSO continues to enjoin the public to patronize its games to generate funds to be used in assisting those who are in need under its Medical Access Program which is designed to augment the medical needs of Filipinos nationwide – particularly hospital confinement, chemotherapy, dialysis, and post-transplant medicines.