Winner of P1-B 6/58 Lotto Jackpot Prize Borrows Money to Get to PCSO Manila to Claim Prize
6/58 LOTTO – PCSO Assistant General Manager for Gaming, Arnel Casas, said that they heard that the winner of the 6/58 Lotto jackpot prize only borrowed money to be able to claim his prize in Manila.
The P1 billion jackpot prize of the Ultra Lotto which undeniably became the center of attention for quite a while has been won. During the October 14, 2018 draw of the 6/58 Lotto, two bettors got the winning combination.
The winning combination was 40-50-37-25-01-45. The two Ultra Lotto winners will be sharing the exact jackpot prize which was at Php. 1,180,622,508.00.
Pursuant to the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, 20% would be deducted from the 6/58 Lotto jackpot prize.
Previously, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has identified the selling outlets where the 6/58 Ultra Lotto jackpot prize winners made a bet. They identified a selling outlet in Albay and in Samar.
Recently, PCSO Assistant General Manager for Gaming, Arnel Casas, has revealed that one of the two winners of the P1 billion jackpot prize has already claimed his share.
Speaking to DZMM in a video posted by ABS-CBN News on YouTube, Casas revealed that the jackpot prize winner from Samar is a middle-aged family man.
According to the PCSO official, they heard that the 6/58 Lotto winner only borrowed money to be able to get to the PCSO’s office in Manila to claim his prize. Minus the 20% Tax, he got P472 million.
Based on the video, the PCSO has the documents kept as proofs that there is really a winner of the jackpot prize. In cases of being legally required, according to Casas, they have proofs that would give the real identity of the winner.
The PCSO official expressed that the winner will be going home with a big blessing and he can pay for the money he borrowed so he can go to Manila for his prize. Casas also gave an advice to the winner.
“Ingatan ang pera, gamitin ng maayos, at nawa’y marami po siyang matulungan pa… Makapag-create ng job opportunities sa iba nating mga kababayan,” the PCSO Official said as heard in the video.
With regards to the current jackpot prizes of the PCSO major lotto games, here are they:
- 6/58 Ultra Lotto: Php 49,500,000.00
- 6/55 Grand Lotto: Php 49,500,000.00
- 6/49 Super Lotto: Php 21,383,593.00
- 6/45 Megalotto: Php 8,910,000.00
- 6/42 Lotto: Php 7,576,391.00