PCSO Lotto draw schedule, updates COVID-19 pandemic

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has resumed lotto operations in areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) and modified general community quarantine. Check out here the lotto draw schedule and updates amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
PCSO Lotto draw schedule, updates COVID-19 pandemic

PCSO in a public advisory announced the resumption of selling lotto tickets, Keno Lotto Express and Instant Sweepstakes. However, Small Town Lottery (STL) games are still suspended.

PCSO also announced the good news: major lotto ticket prices have been rolled back to PHP20 per combination (inclusive of 20% Documentary Stamp Tax or DST)!

Lotto draw schedule

The PCSO holds five 6-pick number games, the Lotto 6/42, MegaLotto 6/45, SuperLotto 6/49 GrandLotto 6/55 and UltraLotto 6/58. Lotto draws still 9:00 pm.

Here's the schedule of major PCSO lotto draws:

Major Lotto Schedule
Lotto 6/42 Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
MegaLotto 6/45 Monday, Wednesday and Friday
SuperLotto 6/49 Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
GrandLotto 6/55 Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
UltraLotto 6/58 Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

PCSO also announced that effective August 24, the 2D Lotto and 3D Lotto digit games are scheduled to resume in GCQ and MGCQ areas nationwide with this new schedule.

3D, 2D Schedule Selling Time Draw Time
1st Draw 7:00 am to 1:45 pm 2:00 PM
2nd Draw 2:05 pm to 4:45 pm 5:00 PM
3rd Draw 5:05 pm to 8:00 pm 9:00 PM


Due to COVID-19 pandemic, lotto games were suspended for several months to adhere to the health protocols on containing the virus.

Despite the adbsence of revenues since March, PCSO still contributes for the government's response to the crisis.

The program of the agency to provide medical assistance to indigent Filipinos like hospital confinement, chemotherapy, dialysis, and post-transplant medicines is funded by revenues from PCSO games nationwide.

— The Summit Express

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