MANILA, Philippines – A lone bettor bagged the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) lottery jackpot prize, winning Php 79.2 million in the Super Lotto 6/49 draw on Thursday, January 19, 2023.
The lucky bettor guessed the winning combination of 17-19-31-13-47-34 for the jackpot prize of Php 79,151,086.60.
The bettor can claim his/her cheque at PCSO’s main office in Mandaluyong City and present the winning ticket and two identification cards.
As provided under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law, lotto winnings of more than PHP10,000 shall be subject to a 20-percent tax.
READ: PCSO Lotto Result January 19, 2023 6/49, 6/42, 6D, Swertres, EZ2
Meanwhile, 14 other bettors guessed five out of the six two-digit winning combinations and won Php 50,000 each, the PCSO said.
About 1,357 bettors got Php 1,200 each for getting four of the winning combinations while 27,288 bettors won Php 50 each for guessing three right combinations.
Unclaimed prizes within a year shall be forfeited.
The Super Lotto was last won on December 11, 2022 by a lucky bettor who bought the winning ticket from a lotto outlet in General Trias, Cavite.
The 6/49 is drawn every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.
Other lotto jackpot winners this year
|Lotto Game||Draw Date||Location||Jackpot Prize (Php)|
|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 PCSO games to generate more funds to be used to assist Filipinos.
It 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