When the PHP73 million Mega Lotto 6/45 prize was won on Wednesday night February 1, 2023, two gamblers from various regions instantly became millionaires.
The bettors will divide the PHP73,481,247 prize money after correctly guessing the winning combination, which was 37-29-42-21-27-05, according to a Thursday advisory from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO). To check all the winning combinations drawn on February 1 2023 visit this page lotto result.
The winning tickets were purchased in Barangay Pinagkaisahan in Makati City and La Carlota City, Negros Occidental.
According to Republic Act 1169, the statute governing PCSO lotteries, winners have one year from the date of the draw to receive their prize.
All jackpot winnings must be claimed at the PCSO headquarters in Mandaluyong City’s Shaw Boulevard.
The winning tickets’ backs must bear the winners’ names and signatures, and they must also produce two official identity cards or documents.
According to the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion law, lottery earnings over PHP10,000 are subject to a 20% tax.
While 2,443 will receive PHP1,000 each for four accurate digits, and 37,818 will accept PHP30 apiece for three correct digits, 45 additional people will win PHP32,000 each for correctly guessing five of the six winning digits.