PCSO Lotto Results

MANILA – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) releases the complete lotto results today for 6/58, 6/55, 6/49, 6/45, 6/42, 6D, 4D, Swertres (3D), EZ2 (2D) and STL Lotto draws at 2 PM, 5 PM and 9 PM.

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is also Providing five major jackpot-bearing games, four (4) major digit games, and STL games in the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office. View here the 6/58 Lotto result6/55 Lotto result6/49 Lotto result6/45 Lotto result6/42 Lotto result6D Lotto result, 4D Lotto results, Swertres/3D Lotto results, EZ2 Lotto result, and STL results.

PCSO Lotto Latest Results 

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 Everyone wants to become rich overnight. In the modern era, everyone is trying to make life better and luxurious by earning ample money. People thus, try to earn quickly and easily by hook or by crook. So, people are also attracted to lotteries in the hope of winning a jackpot. There is no doubt that winning a lottery is one of the best ways to try your luck and win something big. Do you want to know more about the lottery? However, the lottery is a chance to win a large sum of money. Lotteries can be used to allocate scarce medical treatment, draught sports teams, and make better decisions in other circumstances.

Winning a big prize is the dream of everyone. People get passionate to earn lottery money through any means. Similarly, in the Philippines, many people are lottery or Lotto fans. Everyone wants to win a big jackpot there. Due to its popularity, the successful PSCO Lotto service has crossed over 1 billion jackpot prizes. It also shows that most Filipinos depend upon the Lotto jackpot. In this region, the Lotto is a culture where even a non-player randomly plays the lottery game just for fun or for a chance to win something big.

If you are curious to know the whole lotto thing or if you want to play for the big prize, you have explored the right path. This article will give you all the Lotto information and guide you on the way to playing the PCSO lotto jackpot.

History of PCSO LOTTO:

 The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or PCSO under the leadership of officials of the government raises money through the tickets of Lotto. The collected funds direct accumulate in the President Funding account that is only for social welfare services. For Philippine Government, PCSO Lotto is one of the means of collecting revenue.

First-time Lotto Gameshow with the name of Philippine Lotto draw, was launched in 1995. It gained immense popularity nationwide. In 2016 it changed its name to PCSO Lotto Draw. The show named Hand of Pasasalamat sa Pamilyang was launching on October 27, 2019, and it was a part of the PSCO 85th anniversary festivals. Selected five families from barangay will receive different products such as cash and food essentials from the sponsor of PCSO. This show takes place every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.

How to Buy a Lotto Ticket? 

Playing the PSCO Lotto draw is a quick and easy process. The main things to play this game are:

  • If you have a keen interest in winning a lottery, you have to visit the nearby official outlet of PCSO, where you will buy the ticket.
  • The computer will register your selected preferred number of six digits that will be your Lucky Pick.
  • Now, you will pay for your ticket and scan it. This process will give you your final lottery ticket with your selected numbers.
  • Keep this ticket safe and keep on visiting the PCSO official page or social media.
  • Remember that only an 18-year-old individual is eligible to purchase the ticket and claim the winning prize.

 Cost of the Lotto Tickets:

These lottery tickets are not expensive at all. Just like the buying process, buying a lottery ticket is affordable. All lottery tickets with a jackpot are of P20.00. Moreover, tickets include the Documentary Stamp Tax, are available from approved PCSO lotto stores near you (DST).

Major Games Jackpot Prizes

Major Lotto Draw Jackpot Prize
6/58 Ultra Lotto Php 49.5 Million+
6/55 Grand Lotto Php 66 Million+
6/49 Super Lotto Php 31.5 Million+
6/45 Mega Lotto Php 8.9 Million+
6/42 Lotto Php 60.5 Million+

What About Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO)

Before playing the game, you must understand it thoroughly. PSCO lottery is a jackpot service that the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office or PCSO runs. It is the government institute that collects and issues the money for welfare programs in the country. The issues hit by these programs include; Health, education, charity, and other welfare services. PCSO raises the money by arranging different programs. Lotteries game is one of them. The funds that PCSO collects from selling the lottery tickets are utilized for fundraising and other charity services in the country.

PCSO has issued a television game program that is called PCSO Lottery Draw. This program airs regularly on their main TV channel in which hundreds of employees work, and thousands of people watch it religiously. This popular show includes a fixed amount of prize money that people play nationwide. There is a range of lottery prizes with different lottery tickets and criteria.

Lotto New Schedule of Games

  • Ultra Lotto 6/58 – Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 9PM
  • Grand Lotto 6/55 – Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9PM
  • Super Lotto 6/49 – Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 9PM
  • Mega Lotto 6/45 – Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9PM
  • Lotto 6/42 – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9PM
  • 3D Lotto – Monday to Sunday at 2PM, 5PM and 9PM
  • 2D Lotto – Monday to Sunday at 2PM, 5PM and 9PM
  • 6D Lotto – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9PM
  • 4D Lotto – Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9PM
  • STL Pares, Swer3 & Swer2 – Monday to Sunday for Visayas and Mindanao at 10:30AM, 3PM and 7PM
  • STL Swer4 – Monday to Sunday for Mindanao area at 7PM

How to play PCSO lottery games?

Meanwhile, all PCSO games have their own set of regulations to follow. The following is a short overview of how to play and win each game.

  1.  Ultra Lotto 6/58

The player wins if he/she got the six (6) correct winning numbers from 1-58, in any order. Lotto enthusiasts can win exciting prizes which may reach up to a billion pesos jackpot prize. For higher chances of winning, players may also choose to bet with System Play.

Category Winning Nos. Prizes
1st Prize
(Initial Jackpot)
6 out of 6 Numbers Php 49.50 Million
(net of agent’s prize commission)
2nd Prize 5 out of 6 Numbers Php 120,000.00
3rd Prize 4 out of 6 Numbers Php 2,000.00
4th Prize 3 out of 6 Numbers Php 100.00

2. Grand Lotto 6/55

Choose your lucky numbers from 1 to 55 and write them down on the playing card. So, the jackpot amount for the lottery fluctuates based on the number of tickets sold. Because this is the second major game with the big initial jackpot reward of thirty (30) million pesos, players may expect significant payouts.

Category Winning Nos. Prizes
1st Prize
(Initial Jackpot)
6 out of 6 Numbers Php 29.70 Million
(net of agent’s prize commission)
2nd Prize 5 out of 6 Numbers Php 100,000.00
3rd Prize 4 out of 6 Numbers Php 1,500.00
4th Prize 3 out of 6 Numbers Php 100.00

3. Super Lotto 6/49          

One of the most popular PCSO lottery games is this one. The starting jackpot for this game is P16,000,000. A player can also opt to wager using System Play for a better chance of winning.

Category Winning Nos. Prizes
1st Prize
(Initial Jackpot)
6 out of 6 Numbers Php 15.84 Million
(net of agent’s prize commission)
2nd Prize 5 out of 6 Numbers Php 50,000.00
3rd Prize 4 out of 6 Numbers Php 1,200.00
4th Prize 3 out of 6 Numbers Php 50.00

4. Mega Lotto 6/45

Lotto gamers should pick their lucky numbers from 1 to 45. If they correctly match all six winning numbers in any sequence, they win. In addition, 6/45 consolation awards have been given to the winners. 

Category Winning Nos. Prizes
1st Prize
(Initial Jackpot)
6 out of 6 Numbers Php 8.91 Million
(net of agent’s prize commission)
2nd Prize 5 out of 6 Numbers Php 32,000.00
3rd Prize 4 out of 6 Numbers Php 1,000.00
4th Prize 3 out of 6 Numbers Php 30.00

5. Lotto 6/42

Players can choose from numbers 1-42 for this big game. The 6/42 jackpot starts at six (6) million pesos. If they want the machine to select the numbers for them, they can go for LP or Lucky Pick at any of the major games

Category Winning Nos. Prizes
1st Prize
(Initial Jackpot)
6 out of 6 Numbers Php 5.94 Million
(net of agent’s prize commission)
2nd Prize 5 out of 6 Numbers Php 24,000.00
3rd Prize 4 out of 6 Numbers Php 800.00
4th Prize 3 out of 6 Numbers Php 20.00

6. 3D Swertres Lotto

It is now known as 3D Lotto and is one of the most popular digit games of PCSO. If a player gets the exact winning numbers from 0-9, he wins 4,500 (straight play). They can also use the Rambolito System to play. 

7. 2D EZ2 Lotto

The game is now known as 2D Lotto, and players must select their lucky numbers from 1 to 31. If they correctly guess the winning combinations, they win. So, the player can also use the reasonable pick or Rambolito systems to play.

8. STL Results: (Swer3, Swer2, STL Pares)

The Small Town Lottery (STL) is a fun game that is only available in certain regions. To win the STL Pares, a player must have two (2) winning numbers in exact order, ranging from 1 to 40. Swer3 is similar to Swertres Lotto in that the player wins if he correctly matches three (3) numbers from 0 to 9 in precise order, but Swer2 requires the player to match two (2) numbers in exact order from 0-9.

STL Draws in Luzon

As mentioned, localized STL games are held in selected locations in Luzon. Here are the areas where STL can be played legally:

Areas in Luzon STL Gaming Corporation
NCR Eastern District Chivalric Inc.
Baguio City Pines Estate and Gaming Corporation (1)
Province of Benguet excluding Baguio City Pines Estate and Gaming Corporation (2)
Province of Nueva Ecija CTG Prime Ventures Inc.
Province of Pampanga excluding Angeles City Suncove Corporation
Angeles City, Pampanga Lake Tahoe Gaming and Amusement Corporation
Zambales excluding Olongapo City GIPC Gaming and Amusement Center
Bataan Province Sunset Bay Research and Marketing Corporation
La Union First La Union Leisure Entertainment and Gaming Corporation
Bulacan Diamond Gaming & Research Center Corporation
Romblon Pines Estate and Gaming Corporation (3)
Province of Laguna including San Pablo City Ramloid Gaming Corporation
Camarines Sur Evenchance Gaming Corporation
Province of Sorsogon Oceania Sur Gaming Corporation

How to play the STL Games?

STL Pares Mechanics

  • Pick your numbers from 1 to 40 and pay the bet.
  • Like EZ2, the single-chambered machine is used to draw. After the first number is drawn, the machine is restarted for the second winning number.
  • Bettor wins if he got the winning numbers in exact order.
  • The draw is aired at official pages of STL Visayas and Mindanao.

STL Swer3 Mechanics

  • Pick your numbers from 0 to 9 on three (3) columns panel.
  • Pay the bet.
  • Similar to Swertres, a three-chambered machine is used to determine the lucky digits.
  • Bettor wins if he got the winning numbers in exact order.

STL Swer2 Mechanics

  • Pick your numbers from 0 to 9 on two (2) columns panel.
  • Pay the bet.
  • A two-chambered machine is used for to determine the lucky digits.
  • Bettor wins if he got the winning numbers in exact order.

STL Swer4 Mechanics

  • Pick your numbers from 0000 to 9999 on four (4) columns panel.
  • Pay the bet.
  • A single-chambered machine is used for to determine the lucky digits.
  • Bettor wins if he got the winning numbers in exact order.
  • The draw is exclusive to Mindanao area and is drawn everyday at 7:00PM.

Chances of winning the Lotto Jackpot:

Above, we have described in detail the whole bitter reality about this game. Here we have explained the mathematical computation data to show you the probability of winning someone. There are many types of lotto tickets. If you have purchased a single lottery ticket with a 6-digit number, there are more than forty million six digits in the Ultra Lotto ticket type 6/58. That shows that you have a 0.0000024 percent chance of winning the prize money. So, PCSO also shows it officially that there is a probability of 1:40 million of winning.

Is there any Strategy to Win the Lottery?

People who have won the jackpot several times have expressed their experiences that there may be few strategies to improve your chances of winning. So, it all depends upon luck and the investment capacity of the buyer. The more tickets you purchase, the more are the chances of winning the Lotto.

Things to Remind Before Purchasing the Lottery Ticket:

Everyone wants to become rich over a night. Lotto is an unpredictable game. Few people who invest less win the game. Other people who invest a big amount usually lose it. So, never spend your every penny or a big amount on this game. It only depends upon luck. Moreover, before buying a large number of tickets, remember that there is still a chance you cannot win the prize money even from millions of tickets. It is a bitter reality of this game. Thus, to win, do not get furious and emotional; seek advice from your loved ones first if you are that passionate.

Types of PCSO Lotto Tickets

Here are the different types of PCSO lotto tickets that include various digit tickets. The digits of these tickets vary from 0 to number nine. Here are the 3-digit tickets, 4D, 6D, 3D, and 2D lotto tickets. PCSO launched these tickets overtime after the success of the PCSO Lotto Game. The chances of winning also depend upon the types of these tickets. For example, in the 4D Lotto ticket, you have to win the last two digits, a 6D Lotto, a player has to win first and the last three digits, and so on. However, the two numbers must be in the exact sequence that they appear in the chambers to win the jackpot.

Essential Steps after Winning the Lotto:

We have guided you on each step to follow for the Lotto procedure. After winning the ticket, remember these steps;

  • Check your ticket number thoroughly. Match your ticket number with the winning number.
  • The winner is the person who has possession of the ticket. After seeing the result, you need to sign at the back of your lotto ticket. The PCSO will give the prize after a thorough inspection.
  • Keep your winning ticket with you or under protection. In case of loss or damage to the tickets, PCSO will terminate the winning prize. So, your it must be in good condition, with a clear name and number.
  • There should be no stain or any erasing mark on your ticket.
  • Never make it popular among everyone that you have won the jackpot. For security purposes, always keep it a secret before getting the winning amount. PCSO almost takes 2-3 months to complete the whole process. On the other hand, winners can claim the prize within one year of winning. So, take a deep breath and keep yourself safe. 

How to know the results of the PCSO Lottery? 

To know the lottery result, the player may visit the official website of the PCSO Lotto Game online. Or he can regularly watch the show on TV, on the PTV channel. On Television, social media, like Facebook, Twitter, and the official websites of PCSO, you can get the result of Lotto. The official PCSO accounts also show the lottery draws. PCSO announces the suspension of drawings days before the planned draw date on extraordinary occasions such as significant national holidays.

Where do I go to receive my prize? 

When someone wins the lottery prize, he has to confirm the exact ticket number and then sign the winning ticket from the back. After this procedure, the winner should reach the office of PCSO with at least two identification cards for further verification. The PCSO authority thoroughly checks and validates the data of the winner. Moreover, the PCSO office warns the rest of the public through short notice if it is a tampering ticket or a real one. After a strict verification, PCSO awards the real winner with the prize money. Moreover, the player who wins the reward of less than 10k can claim it nearby shop.

How to claim the prize?

When a player wins a lottery worth 20 to 10,000 PHP, he can claim that amount from the officials of the PCSOs office or any nearby relevant outlet. On the other hand, the player, who wins the prize money above 10,000 PHP, has to contact the PSCO branch office or the main office. The main office is in the main city of the Philippines, Mandaluyong. Moreover, the winner of any jackpot and prize money above 30,000 will contact the main branch of PCSO. The PSCO there sets the validation criteria to follow for security reasons.

For the winners, here is the four-step formula to follow;

  • If you are the legitimate winner of the 6/49 and 6/42 games, be sure to write your name and sign the winning ticket. Two (2) valid IDs must buy and presented for verification.
  • 20% TAX According to TRAIN Law, the jackpot reward is taxed at a rate of 20%. The PCSO agent where the players purchased the winning ticket will additionally get a 1% commission.
  • The PCSO validates all winning tickets. Furthermore, the PCSO is serious about dealing with counterfeited/tampered tickets and will not honor any used to claim rewards.
  • Similarly, rewards worth less than P10,000 can claim at the nearest PCSO branch.

The winners who win the jackpot or heavy amounts have to go through a complex procedure. The PCSO authority provides money as a whole. That means the winner cannot get it in installments. Moreover, twenty percent of the amount of the lottery goes to the PCOS as a tax deduction amount. The winner can get the cash through a check or directly transfer the whole amount to its bank account.

Criteria to Play Lotto

Here are specific rules to remember while playing for lotto tickets;

  • Tax Factor

The winner is unable to take all the money with him. Under a revenue policy of the Philippines, which is known as TRAIN law (tax-related), that 20 percent of the winning price is the tax money. That means a 10,000 PHP amount is overall a tax amount from the jackpot of the winner.

  • No cap on the jackpot prize

The PCSO authority has a set of rules and regulations that illustrate that the Lotto Game does not follow the exact ceiling amount for the lottery.

  • Advertisement Policy

Due to Lotto’s popularity and demand, the lottery prize has reached the 1 billion PHP amount. The demand for ticket buying is also getting at peak with 800% at least. So, the PCSO keeps on changing the policies as per its selling demand without any advertising policy. Thus, no one can estimate the exact jackpot amount of the year.

  • Not Restricted

It is not limited to the Philippines only; foreigners and tourists can also participate in the Lotto game show. Thus, they can win the jackpot ultimately. So, this game show is for both locals and foreigners that are above 18 years old age.

  • Chances to win

The chances to win the Ultra Lotto jackpot is 1:40 million as per the PCSO report.

  • Conditions

You must provide the exact information with the validated ticket number that is not tampered with or erased. The ticket must be in good condition. Moreover, citizen above 18 is eligible to buy the ticket and win the jackpot amount.

  • Validation process

When you win the Lotto amount, here is a proper validation procedure. You have to provide documentation with your identity cards and official sign.

New Betting Protocols from the PCSO

Following the pandemic, all lottery players should obey the rules and regulations put forth at all PCSO lotto stores while purchasing tickets to ensure that it meets all the health and safety requirements.

It is to slow, if not completely stop, the spread of COVID-19.

  • Make sure to wear a face mask.
  • Always keep a one-meter physical gap between you and the person next to you.
  • Bring your pen.
  • The lottery store sells alcohol and hand sanitizers. Before you wager, make sure you’re clean.
  • To avoid touch a money tray offers.
  • Littering should avoid. Toss the play slips in the garbage.
  • When you get home, wash your hands with soap and water.


Easy and quick earning is what everyone wants. Thus, winning the lottery amount is the same incredible and mesmerizing experience. If you win a small money prize Lotto, you can buy the necessary things for you and your loved one. If you win a jackpot, you can be a millionaire in no time. On the other hand, this lottery experience can make you confused, sick, and fussy. It can negatively impact your mental health if you do not win the prize, while in the case of winning, it will become difficult for you to manage a large amount in one go. Many people get psychologically ill due to these lottery games.

So, whenever you enter this game, always play rationally, strategically, and attentively. Never get into the trap of just winning the lottery prize. Keep in mind the fate factor and the bitter reality of this game. Moreover, do not rely on merely the lotteries by investing all savings here; you must plan something practical and productive. Thus, the Lotto game is fun with an unexpected result, so always get ready for the consequences. Before purchasing a ticket, always remember that you are not buying it to win, but your small amount is going to the welfare services for the deprived faction of the country.