Lone bettor wins Php 16.8-M Lotto 6/42 jackpot

MANILA, Philippines – Lone bettor bagged Php 16.8 million jackpot prize in the Lotto 6/42 draw on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced.

Lone bettor wins Php 16.8-M Lotto 6/42 jackpot

The lucky player, who bought the winning ticket from a lotto outlet in Camiling, Tarlac, hit the winning combination 04-39-23-19-17-36 with a total jackpot prize of Php 16,813,380.40.

SEE ALSO: PCSO Lotto Result January 9, 2024 6/58, 6/49, 6/42, 6D, Swertres, EZ2

To claim the check, the lucky player must go to PCSO's main office in Mandaluyong City and present the winning ticket and two ID cards.

The selling agent will get a prize commission of 1 percent of the jackpot prize without exceeding PHP1 million.

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.

Meanwhile, 29 other bettors guessed five out of the six two-digit winning combinations and won Php 24,000 each, the PCSO said.

About 1,522 bettors got Php 800 each for getting four of the winning combinations while 25,869 bettors won Php 20 each for guessing three right combinations.

Unclaimed prizes within a year shall be forfeited.

The Lotto 6/42 was last won on January 2, 2024 by three lucky bettors who bought their winning ticket from lotto outlet in San Miguel, Bulacan; Pila, Laguna and Tondo, Manila.

The 6/42 Regular Lotto is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Other lotto jackpot winners this year

Lotto Game Draw Date Location Jackpot Prize (Php)
Mega Lotto 6/45 January 8, 2024 Sto. Rosario St. Palm Drive, Buhangin, Davao City and Lianas Mutya ng Pasig Mall, Pasig City 121.8 million
Lotto 6/42 January 2, 2024 San Miguel, Bulacan; Pila, Laguna and Tondo, Manila 108.1 million

PCSO General Manager Melquiades Robles urged the public to support the agency’s gaming products in order to raise additional revenue for health initiatives, medical services, and other national charities.

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

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