MANILA – A bettor in Metro Manila became an instant millionaire after guessing the right six-digit combination of the Lotto 6/42 draw on Thursday night.
In an advisory Friday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said the bettor guessed the winning combination of 32-23-41-04-25-21 winning a total jackpot prize of P56,654,977.
The ticket was purchased in Valenzuela City.
The bettor can claim the check at the PCSO main office in Mandaluyong City upon presentation of the winning ticket and two identification cards.
Lotto winnings of over PHP10,000 shall be subject to a 20-percent tax under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law.
A total of 37 bettors won PHP24,000 each for guessing five out of the six winning digits; 1,555 will get PHP800 each for four correct digits, and 24,673 will settle for PHP20 each for three correct digits.
Prizes not claimed within a year shall be forfeited.