By Jel Santos

There were 12 consolation prize winners of the Ultra Lotto 6/58 who won P113, 000 each as there is still no winner of the whopping jackpot during Sunday night’s draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said.

270719 LOTTO CLOSURE 05 BALMORES - No winner of P165-M Ultra Lotto jackpot; 12 consolation prize winners of P113K each

(Mark Balmores / MANILA BULLETIN)

Royina Marzan-Garma, PCSO general manager, said nobody was lucky enough to get the winning combination: 02-41-09-06-55-24.

She said that those who fell a digit short from bagging the P 165, 464, 487. 20 jackpot will get a sum of P113, 300.

Because of the TRAIN Law, a 20 percent tax will be deducted from the winnings of the consolation prize winners.

To claim their checks, the agency said bettors must go to PCSO’s main office in Mandaluyong City, and present two IDs. Also, they should bring the winning tickets.

Garma urged the public to keep on patronizing their products as a huge portion of the agency’s revenue goes to charity, and funding the Universal Health Care.

“Keep on buying our products. Through this, you will be able to give money to charity with a chance of becoming the next lotto millionaire,” she said.

“We are mainly a charity agency dedicated to help our countrymen in dire need of help. A big chunk of our revenue goes directly to charity,” the general manager added.

All lotto draws are being aired live every 9 p.m. at PTV 4. Lotto 6/42 draw is every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday;  Super Lotto 6/49 draw is every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday;  Mega Lotto 6/45 is every Monday, Wednesday and Friday; Grand Lotto 6/55 draw is every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday; and Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw is every Tuesday Friday and Sunday.

For updates, the public may go to PCSO’s official website at www.pcso.gov.ph and the official Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pcsoofficialsocialmedia.

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