A lone winner took home the P239.2 million Grand Lotto 6/55 jackpot Monday night, bringing to six new millionaires in just eight days, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) General Manager Alexander Ferrer Balutan said on Tuesday.
Balutan said nearly half billion pesos, or P426,549,073 of jackpot prizes were given in just one week this month.
“This seems to be a lucky year for our lotto clients – which is a nice way to start the year,” he said.
Of the six jackpot winners, two hit the jackpot prize from the Ultra Lotto 6/58; two from Lotto 6/42; and one from Super Lotto 6/49 and Grand Lotto 6/55, respectively.
Balutan said the biggest jackpot hit this week is the Grand Lotto 6/55 where the winner bought his ticket from the lotto outlet managed by the Lucky Circle Corporation located at the Lower Ground Floor of SM City Cebu.
Last Sunday, January 13, a lone winner took home the Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot prize of P58,472,458. The winner purchased his ticket from the lotto outlet in SM Bacolod managed by Lucky Circle Corporation.
On January 15, another winner took home the Lotto 6/42 jackpot prize of P48,204,764. The ticket was purchased in a lotto outlet in Sampaloc, Manila owned by Anthony Young.
On January 18, a winner guessed all six numbers for the jackpot prize of P49,500,000 of the Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw The ticket was purchased from a lotto outlet owned by Rebecca Reyes in Novaliches, Quezon City.
On January 19, another lucky winner took home the P5,940,000 jackpot prize of the Lotto 6/42 draw. Ticket was purchased at Panabo City, Davao del Norte.
And on Jan 20, a lucky winner hit the jackpot of the Super Lotto 6/49 with the jackpot prize amounting to P25,226,907. Ticket was purchased from a Lotto outlet in SSS Village, Concepcion Dos, Marikina City owned by Juvy Deligero.
“Gaya ng lagi kong paalala sa mga nananalo, use your money wisely. Huwag maging one-day millionaire. Save for your future. Invest,” Balutan reminded the gaming public. — PCSO PR