MANILA, Philippines – Two (2) bettors won the jackpot prize of Php 73.5 million on Wednesday’s lotto draw, February 1, 2023.
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said the lucky winners bagged the Php 73,481,247.20 jackpot prize of the Mega Lotto 6/45 draw. The bettors guessed the winning combination 37-29-42-21-27-05.
SEE ALSO: PCSO Lotto Result February 1, 2023 6/55, 6/45, 4D, Swertres, EZ2
The bettors can claim the check at the PCSO main office in Mandaluyong City upon presentation of the winning ticket and two identification cards.
The selling agents will get a prize commission of 1 percent of the jackpot prize without exceeding Php 1 million.
45 others won Php 32,000 each for guessing five out of the six winning digits, while 2,443 will get Php 1,000 each for four correct digits and 37,318 will settle for Php 30 each for three correct digits.
As provided in the TRAIN law, lotto winnings of more than PHP10,000 shall be subject to a 20-percent final tax. Once the jackpot is claimed by the winner, it would be less 20 percent.
Note that prizes not claimed within a year shall be forfeited.
The Mega Lotto was last won on January 2, 2023 by a bettor who bought the winning ticket from a lotto outlet in Merville, Parañaque City.
The 6/45 Mega Lotto is drawn every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Other PCSO lotto jackpot winners for 2023
|Lotto Game||Draw Date||Location||Jackpot Prize (Php)|
|Lotto 6/42||January 31, 2023||Pateros, Metro Manila||25.5 million|
|Grand Lotto 6/55||January 21, 2023||Ibaan, Batangas||29.7 million|
|Ultra Lotto 6/58||January 20, 2023||Iloilo City, Iloilo||49.5 million|
|Super Lotto 6/49||January 19, 2023||Manila||79.2 million|
|Lotto 6/42||January 17, 2023||Davao City, Davao del Sur||35.3 million|
|Grand Lotto 6/55||January 7, 2023||Calamba City, Laguna and Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental||142.6 million|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||January 2, 2023||Merville, Parañaque City||19.5 million|
The PCSO urged the public to patronize their lotto games to generate more funds to be used to assist Filipinos.
The PCSO serves as the principal government agency for raising and providing funds for health programs, medical assistance and services, and charities of national character.
One of its key programs is the Medical Access Program (MAP), which is designed to augment the medical needs of Filipinos nationwide, particularly hospital confinement, chemotherapy, dialysis, and post-transplant medicines.
The program is funded by revenues from PCSO games nationwide.
— The Summit Express