For the second consecutive day, a lone bettor from Metro Manila became an instant millionaire after hitting the P61-million jackpot of the Lotto 6/42 draw on Saturday night.
In an advisory Sunday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said the bettor’s winning combination of 18-25-12-14-13-22 carried a total jackpot prize of PHP61,234,178.
The ticket was purchased in Las Piñas City. On Friday night, a lone bettor from Nueva Ecija became an instant millionaire after hitting the P366-million jackpot of the Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw.
In an advisory on Saturday, the PCSO said the lucky bettor guessed the winning combination, 43-58-37-47-27-17, and will take the prize money of P366,687,465.20.
The winning ticket was bought in San Roque, Cabiao, Nueva Ecija.
Bettors can claim the check at the PCSO main office in Mandaluyong City upon presentation of the winning ticket and two identification cards.
Lotto winnings of more than P10,000 shall be subject to a 20 percent tax under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law. Prizes not claimed within a year will be forfeited.
Meanwhile, 88 others won P24,000 each for guessing five out of the six winning digits; 3,554 bettors will get P800 each for four correct digits; and 52,043 will settle for P20 each for three correct digits. The 6/42 Lotto is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
PCSO urges the public to patronize their games as a large chunk of revenues go to charity programs.