MANILA – A lone bettor from Misamis Oriental bagged the PHP54 million jackpot of the Mega Lotto 6/45 draw on Wednesday night.
In an advisory on Thursday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said the lucky bettor guessed the winning combination 14-11-03-07-10-30 with a jackpot of PHP54,993,929.60. The ticket was purchased in Cagayan de Oro City.
To claim the check, the bettor must go to PCSO’s main office in Mandaluyong City and present the winning ticket and two ID cards.
Meanwhile, 115 bettors won second prize and will each receive PHP32,000 for correctly guessing five out of the six-digit winning combination, while 3,337 bettors won third prize with PHP1,000 each and 39,781 bettors won the fourth prize with PHP30 each.
The Mega Lotto 6/45 is drawn every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. This is the second time this month where a lone bettor bagged the jackpot prize of the state lottery’s games.
During Tuesday night’s draw, a lone bettor from Cebu bagged the PHP36 million jackpot prize draw of the Lotto 6/42.
Meanwhile, the Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot is estimated to soar to a whopping PHP148 million by the next draw on Friday, while Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot is estimated to PHP38.5 million to draw on Saturday.
PCSO general manager Royina Garma urged the public to keep on patronizing PCSO games to generate more funds for health programs, medical assistance and services, and charities. (PNA)