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Philippines Lotto 6/42 results

The purpose of our team is to help our readers always stay aware of the latest news and trends in the world of lotteries. In particular, we are glad to offer a review of Philippines Lotto 6/42, a lottery that we do believe is worth your attention. When preparing the review, we were trying to cover all the game-play aspects that might be important to an average player, especially as far as Philippines Lotto 6/42 results are concerned. Enjoy your reading!

Country Philippines
Numbers to Guess 6 from 42
Additional Numbers No Add. Numbers
Jackpot Winning Chances 1 in 5245786
Next Jackpot 0
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General information about Lotto 6/42 Philippines

This is Philippines based lottery game that was launched in Mar, 1995, or 26 years, 10 months and 11 days ago. Philippines Lotto 6/42 is currently available only in Philippines. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as Philippines Lotto 6/42. The game-play format wasn’t changing since Lotto 6/42 Philippines was launched. The lottery is operated by Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office. In case you want to know more about Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office, here is their official website: http://www.pcso.gov.ph. Philippines Lotto 6/42 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office provides the following contact details: a phone number - 846-8764 and an email - [email protected] The operator’s main office is situated in Mandaluyong City. Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.

Check Philippines Lotto 6/42 results

Philippines Lotto 6/42 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office in Mandaluyong City. At the moment, draws are held three times a week. To be more precise, they are held on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, at 21:00 local time. Philippines Lotto 6/42 numbers are drawn using the computer random number generator. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on Mar 8, 1995, or 26 years, 10 months and 11 days ago.

How it works: picking up Philippines Lotto 6/42 numbers

The currently applied format is as follows: 6 / 1-42. As you can see, players are to choose 6 main Philippines Lotto 6/42 numbers from the range of 1-42 Philippines Lotto 6/42 numbers. Pay attention that in Lotto 6/42 Philippines there are neither bonus, nor additional numbers.

Lotto 6/42 Philippines winning odds & prize categories

The lottery currently offers 4 prize categories. A great news is that in case no winner is found, the Philippines Lotto 6/42 top prize rolls over to the next draw. For now, it accounts for Php 6,000,000 (117462.580386). Luckily, the fact that Philippines Lotto 6/42 top prize is quite modest is compensated by indeed high winning odds! As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 : 5,245,786. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the 6 main Philippines Lotto 6/42 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:

Prize category

Matched numbers


Winning odds

Odds, %




1 : 5,245,786





1 : 24,286





1 : 555





1 : 37


The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 : 11.5 (8.7%).

Lotto 6/42 Philippines prices

The minimum cost of playing is Php 20 (0.391542). Philippines Lotto 6/42 does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided.

Hot and cold Philippines Lotto 6/42 numbers

The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 04, 12, 15, 19, 20, 34. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 09, 21, 14, 40, 01, 13.

Payouts of Lotto 6/42 Philippines prizes

Keep in mind that Philippines Lotto 6/42 top prize can only be paid out as a lump sum. In order to receive it, you will have to personally visit the operator's main office in Mandaluyong City. As for Lotto 6/42 Philippines prizes of other categories, they can be received at regional lottery offices. More specifically, this applies to prizes of Php 20,000 (391.541935). Amounts of up to Php 5,000 (97.885484) are also payable by lottery retailers. Unfortunately, Lotto 6/42 Philippines winnings are subject to a 20% tax. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 90 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Philippines Lotto 6/42 results.