A lone bettor became an instant millionaire this Christmas after bagging the jackpot prize in the government-run lottery.
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said that a lone bettor, who is not yet identified, bagged the P28.628-million jackpot of its Lotto 6/42 draw on Tuesday night.
The bettor, the PCSO added, got the winning combination of 01-41-24-16-20-15 to win the Christmas Eve jackpot of P28,628,940.
Based on PCSO records, the biggest Lotto prize ever won was in the November 2010 draw, when a lone bettor bagged P741.176 million for getting the winning combination 11-16-42-47-31-37.
To be recalled a bettor also won the jackpot prize of the Superlotto 6/49 draw on December 12 amounting to P126.35 million with a winning
combination of 12-08-37-17-20-09.
For the month of November, four instant millionaires were added to the roster as they bagged the jackpot in the PCSO lotto draws.
On November 27, the P32.8-million jackpot was won by a bettor in the Megalotto 6/45 draw with a winning combination of 15-37-16-03-38-43.
A lone bettor also won the jackpot in the Lotto 6/42 draw with the combination of 28-30-02-03-08-42 on November 9 pocketing the P56.23-million prize.
On November 7, a lone bettor got the Megalotto 6/45 jackpot of P73.81 million with a winning combination of 01-12-25-28-37-27.
A P148.27-million jackpot prize was won by a lone bettor by getting the combination 26-47-50-48-28-55 in the PCSO Grand Lotto draw on November 4.