PCSO lotto, STL schedule Holy Week 2023

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announces the schedule of lotto games and Small Town Lottery (STL) for Holy Week 2023.

In an advisory on Facebook, PCSO said there will be no selling of tickets and no draws from Maundy Thursday (April 6) until Easter Sunday (April 9).

This means that for Monday to Wednesday (April 3 to 5), PCSO will hold regular draws.

PCSO will also resume regular operations on Monday, April 10.

Here’s the full schedule of lotto and STL operations this Lenten season.

Date Day Selling/Draw Schedule
April 3, 2023 Holy Monday Regular Selling/Draws
April 4, 2023 Holy Tuesday Regular Selling/Draws
April 5, 2023 Holy Wednesday Regular Selling/Draws
April 6, 2023 Maundy Thursday No selling of tickets, no draws
April 7, 2023 Good Friday No selling of tickets, no draws
April 8, 2023 Black Saturday No selling of tickets, no draws
April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday No selling of tickets, no draws
April 10, 2023 Monday Resumption of operations

Regular Schedule of 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

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

Additional digit games Schedule 9PM Draw
4D Lotto Monday, Wednesday, Friday
6D Lotto Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Meanwhile, the departmentalized STL draws are held three times daily at 10:30 am, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm (Visayas) and 8:00 pm (Mindanao). It is applicable to areas where no localized STL draws are made.

PCSO reminders for bettors

1. Buy tickets only at authorized lotto outlets.

2. PCSO has no online betting platform nor online betting application. No betting thru text of calls.

3. On claiming of prize, make sure to present the winning ticket at PCSO authorized outlet, PCSO branch or PCSO main office depending on the amount of the prize.

PCSO protocols for bettors amidst COVID-19 pandemic

1. No facemask, no bet.

2. Strictly observe social distancing. Maintain one meter distance from other persons in the lotto outlet.

3. Bring your own pen to stop cross contamination.

4. Use hand sanitizers. Alcohol station is provided by the lotto outlet.

5. Place your payment in the money tray provided by the lotto agent.

6. Throw your used playslips in the trashcan.

7. Wash your hands with soap and water upon arriving home from the lotto outlet.


PCSO lotto, STL schedule Holy Week 2023

Bettors may also tune in to the live draws being streamed on PCSO official Facebook and YouTube accounts and the publication of official results (cotejo), summary of lotto results and history of most recent draws on PCSO website.

The Summit Express also have a dedicated team to update all PCSO lotto draws for today. You may also check this website for yesterday’s lotto results.

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— The Summit Express