The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Saturday, May 29 announced that a winning ticket bought in Lipa City, Batangas won the P49.5-million Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot.
The ticket bearing the winning combination 40 – 36 – 41 – 10 – 48 – 35 bagged the prize for the Ultra Lotto 6/58 drawn on Friday, May 28.
Based on the summary for the 9 p.m. draws posted by PCSO on its Facebook page, one winning ticket guessed the winning combination for the Ultra Lotto 6/58 with a total jackpot prize of P49,500,000.
A total of four (4) second prize winners will also receive P120,000 each and 178 third place winners to receive P2,000 each.
Meanwhile, no one guessed the correct combination for the Megalotto 6/45 with a total jackpot prize of P8.9 million. The winning combination was 42 – 33 – 11 – 23 – 14 – 27.
While there was no major prize winner, a total of 19 second prize winners will receive P32,000 each.
PCSO is conducting Ultra Lotto 6/58 draws every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday while the draw for Mega Lotto 6/45 is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Based on the announcements made by PCSO, the latest winning ticket is the third major prize winner for this week alone.
During a draw on Thursday night, May 27, a bettor from Makati City in Metro Manila bagged the P16.7-million Lotto 6/42 jackpot after guessing the winning combination 05-39-31-11-21-25.
PCSO said that during a draw Wednesday night, May 26, a bettor from Davao City in Davao del Sur also won the P181.6-million jackpot prize for the Megalotto 6/45.
A ticket bought in Abucay, Bataan drawn on May 15 won the P29.7-million Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot with the winning combination 13-01-50-10-51-54.
During the May 8 draw, two bettors from Iriga City, Camarines Sur and Davao City, Davao del Sur also bagged the P101.3-million jackpot prize for the Lotto 6/42 with 15-36-03-24-06-08 as the winning combination.
For this month alone, there are already a total of six major winners – including the latest winner.
To claim their prizes, PCSO said that winners need to go to its main office in Mandaluyong City and present the winning tickets along with two identification cards.
PCSO reminded the public that prizes that are above P10,000.00 will be subject to 20 percent tax pursuant to TRAIN Law.
The prizes that were not claimed within one year from date of draw, PCSO said, will also be “considered forfeited” based on the Republic Act No. 1169.