MANILA – Two bettors will split the Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot prize of PHP142,580,483 drawn on Saturday after correctly guessing the winning combination 44-13-19-33-27-39.
The winning tickets were bought in Calamba City, Laguna and Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental, according to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) advisory Sunday.
They have one year to claim their checks at the PCSO main office in Mandaluyong City upon presentation of the winning tickets and two identification cards.
Lotto winnings of over PHP10,000 are subject to a 20-percent tax.
The 6/55 Mega Lotto is drawn every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday.
The PCSO is urging the public to patronize its games to generate more funds for health programs, medical assistance and services and charities.
Through mandatory contributions, the agency also provides funds to government institutions. (PNA)