6/42 Lotto Result April 22 2021

6/42 Lotto Result April 22, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is holding 6/42 draw today. Find out the official and confirmed 6/42 Lotto winning numbers here at 9 PM.

PCSO holds live PCSO Lotto 6/42 draws on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays except during major holidays when draws are normally suspended.

The following are the confirmed and complete 6/42 Lotto Result for Thursday, April 22, 2021:

Draw:PCSO Lotto 6/42
Date:April 22, 2021
Today’s Results (in any order): 12-24-39-17-21-19
Jackpot Prize: Php 81,655,494.80
Today’s Jackpot Winners: 0 Winner(s)

You grab the million peso jackpot prize tonight in case you match the 6/42 Lotto winning combination above in any order!

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With millions of pesos at stake, 6/42 Lotto has become one of the most popular multi-million peso lotto game among lotto players since it was created in 1995. From the starting amount of 5.94 Million, the 6/42 Lotto jackpot prize soars even more with each draw where no one matches all the six winning numbers drawn by PCSO. To win the jackpot, somebody would have to overcome the mind-boggling odds of 1 in 5,245,786.

PCSO likewise conducts minor games three times a day. See the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result along with jackpot-bearing draws such as 6/58 Lotto Result, 6/55 Lotto Result, 6/49 Lotto Result, 6/45 Lotto Result and 6/42 Lotto Result.

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Latest Prizes for 6/42 Lotto

PCSO uses a prize system for Lotto 6/42 based on ‘pari mutuel’ betting system. Parimutuel works by pooling all lotto bets in a certain draw, then dividing the pool by the total number of winners.

Below is the updated Lotto 6/42 prize system:

  • If you matched six (6) numbers of the winning number combination in any order, you take home the latest jackpot for 6/42 Lotto. Its initial jackpot starts at PhP 5,940,000.
  • In case your number matches five (5) out of the six (6) winning numbers, you get a maximum prize of PhP 24,000.
  • If you got four (4) numbers of the winning number combination, you get a prize not exceeding PhP 800.
  • Getting five (3) out of the six (6) drawn numbers gives you PhP 20.

Note that all winnings above PhP 10,000 are subject to 20% tax.

Previous 6/42 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

These are the 6/42 winning number combination for the previous seven draws.

Lotto 6/42 DrawWinning NumbersJackpot
June 8 202101-07-32-42-22-38Php 5.9 Million
June 5, 202121-05-09-03-01-12Php 10 Million
June 3, 202124-40-01-32-06-14Php 7.3 Million
June 1, 202120-24-11-37-26-31Php 5.9 Million
May 29, 202127-41-24-13-26-23Php 5.9 Million
May 27, 202105-39-31-11-21-25 Php 16.7 Million
May 25, 202115-26-01-29-40-36Php 14 Million

We regularly modify the table above after the article is posted to indicate the most recent 6/42 Lotto winning combination.

This 6/42 Lotto Result History section also contains an extensive summary of past winning combinations released by PCSO.

How to Play Lotto 6/42

Before you go any further, please remember that PCSO only allows persons 18 years old and above to play.

Here’s the complete instructions for playing this popular parimutuel game:

  1. Go to the nearest PCSO-authorized lottery agent and get a playing card with PCSO Lotto 6/42 logo.
  2. Pick your 6/42 number combination by marking six (6) out of numbers 1 to 42.
  3. If you can’t think of any number combination, mark Lucky Pick (LP) to let the computer pick the number combination for you.
  4. You can also choose up to twelve (12) numbers through the 6/42 Lotto System Play to improve your odds of winning the jackpot.
  5. If you want to join multiple draws, mark the number of succeeding draws in the Draw section.
  6. Pay the ticket price and get your printed ticket once done.
  7. Access the 6/42 Lotto Result right after the 9 PM live draw to see if you won a prize.

Each 6/42 Lotto number combination costs PhP 20. If you played any of the System Bets, the total bet amount would range from PhP 140 to PhP 18,480, depending on the overall number of combinations generated. The ticket price includes a 20% Documentary Stamp Tax (DST).

Make sure to sign the back portion of the the 6/42 Lotto ticket after placing your bet and to store the ticket in a safe and dry place.

Do not fold, wet, iron or tamper with your 6/42 Lotto ticket. Tickets are heat-sensitive and they need to be machine-validated before you can claim your prize.

Consolation or low tier prizes are also available for anyone who matched 5 out of 6 down to 3 out of 6 numbers.

Additional Rules to be Followed by Bettors when Playing Lotto 6/42

PCSO has implemented the protocol below to be observed by 6/42 Lotto bettors in the country.

  1. Always wear your face mask. Bettors without face mask will not be allowed to play 6/42 Lotto.
  2. Always observe one (1) meter physical distance from one another.
  3. Bring your own pen when buying lotto tickets.
  4. Use the money tray to lessen physical contact.
  5. Sanitize your hands before and after betting. Alcohol or hand sanitizers are available in the betting area.
  6. Throw away your used betting card and non-winning lotto tickets into the garbage can.

PCSO Lotto 6/42 System Bets – How to Increase the Odds of Winning the Jackpot

6/42 Lotto System Bets allow players to pick more than the default six (6) numbers per draw, thereby increasing their chances of winning the jackpot.

These are the choices available in case you want to play system bets- System 7, System 8, System 9, System 10, System 11, System 12 and System 5-Roll (System 5R).

A total of seven (7) combinations are produced in System 7 because a player who picks this option would need to pick seven (7) numbers. In System 8, on the other hand, 28 combinations are generated because the player will have to select a total of eight (8) numbers out of the numbers 1 to 42.

In essence, more and more number combinations are produced as the marked numbers increase. This same rule applies to the rest of the remaining system plays.

In System 5-Roll, you only have to pick five (5) numbers instead of the regular six-number combination. The remaining unselected numbers in the play slip (37 in all) will be combined with the 5 numbers you picked, thus creating 37 six-number combinations in all.

Please note that the higher the number of combinations, the higher the overall ticket cost will be. The total cost of the ticket is PhP 20 multiplied by the number of combinations generated.

Refer to the table below for more information on overall ticket cost for every PCSO Lotto 6/42 system play.

6/42 Lotto System Play
Your chances of matching the 6/42 Lotto Result Today from PCSO improve with the PCSO Lotto 6/42 System Plays.

Latest Jackpot Prize of Major PCSO Draws

The following is an overview of the latest jackpot prize of the major lottery games of PCSO as of today, April 22, 2021.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5804-12-14-44-55-06Php 131.3 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5508-32-15-18-01-21Php 30.7 Million
Super Lotto 6/4937-17-41-38-20-28Php 44.9 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4502-04-24-06-28-41Php 46.5 Million
Lotto 6/4235-07-15-17-09-34Php 33.7 Million

Note: We update the list above on a regular basis. It should indicate daily jackpot prizes past this article’s posting time.

In addition to Lotto 6/42, PCSO also conducts today the draws for 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 6D Lotto, and Super Lotto 6/49.

Lotto 6/42 FAQs – All Questions about PCSO Lotto 6/42 Answered here

How do I win a prize in 6/42 Lotto?

You win a prize in Lotto 6/42 by matching at least three (3) winning numbers in any order. Bigger prizes awaits those who will match four (4), five (5) or six (6) winning numbers.

Matching three (3) of the winning number combination gives you PhP 20, four (4) matching numbers wins you a prize not higher than PhP 800 while five (5) numbers wins you a prize not higher than PhP 24,000.

Getting all the numbers gives you the jackpot prize worth at least PhP 5.94 Million.

You can increase your chances of hitting the jackpot by marking up to 12 numbers using a system bet. This type of bet creates a higher number of combinations which ranges from 7 to 924 combinations.

The system plays you can choose from are the System 5R and System 7 up to System 12.

Ticket cost shall depend on the overall number of produced combinations.

What are the lotto draws today, April 22, 2021?

These are the PCSO draws scheduled for today: 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 6D Lotto, Lotto 6/42, and Super Lotto 6/49.

Check the new PCSO lotto schedule here.

What is SYS 12 in Lotto 6/42?

System 12 is the PCSO Lotto 6/42 system play that allows players to pick a total of twelve (12) numbers instead of the default six (6) numbers. This play type produces 924 combinations in all and costs PhP 18,480 (Php 20 x 924 combinations).

To play System 12, just select your preferred 12-number combination and then mark the number 12 in the SYS column of the 6/42 Lotto play card.

How much does a Lotto System 11 ticket cost?

System 11 lets you to pick a eleven (11) number combination instead of the typical combination comprised of six (6) numbers. This type of Philippine Lotto 6/42 system play produces a total of 462 combinations and costs PhP 9,240 (Php 20 x 462 combinations).

To play System 11, simply pick your preferred 11-number combination and then mark the number 11 in the SYS panel of the 6/42 Lotto bet card.

What is SYS 5-Roll in Lotto 6/42?

System 5R (5-Roll) is the National Lotto 6/42 system play that lets the bettor to select only five (5) numbers instead of the usual 6 number combination.

To complete the combination, the computer automatically pairs each of the remaining 37 “unmarked” numbers in the betting card to the five numbers you already marked.

This produces a total of 37 combinations and ensures that you will get at least one (1) winning number in your combinations.

System 5R costs Php 740 (Php 20 x 37).

To play System 5R, simply pick your preferred 5-number combination and then mark 5R in the SYS panel of the 6/42 Lotto playing card.

Is it possible to select more than 6 numbers in PCSO Lotto 6/42?

You can select more than 6 numbers by playing any of the system bets for 6/42 Lotto. You can choose from System 7 (7 numbers), System 8 (8 numbers), System 9 (8 numbers), System 10 (10 numbers), System 11 (11 numbers) and System 12 (12 numbers).

You can also mark only 5 numbers using the System 5-Roll. Take note that the total number of combinations is considered when computing the total ticket cost.

For instance, a System 7 play costs PhP 140 because it creates 7 combinations in all.

When are Lotto 6/42 draws held?

PCSO airs PCSO Lotto 6/42 draws three times a week every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 9:00 PM at the PCSO draw court in Mandaluyong City.

Where do I go to claim my 6/42 Lotto Prize?

If you won in any of the Lotto 6/42 draws today, pay attention to these useful tips when claiming your prize.

To claim PCSO Lotto 6/42 winnings below PhP 5,000, proceed to the nearest authorized lotto outlet or nearest PCSO branch and present your winning ticket.

Lotto winnings above PhP 5,000 but not exceeding PhP 20,000 can be claimed at any PCSO branch office.

Lotto winnings above PhP 20,000 can only be claimed at the PCSO main office located at 605 Conservatory Bldg., Shaw Blvd. corner Priceton St., Mandaluyong City.

Check this page for a more complete guide on how to claim your Lotto prize.

PCSO Updates and Official Announcements

March 10, 2021– PCSO warns the public against purchasing lotto tickets from alleged PCSO employees through a supposed ‘online’ betting system. PCSO confirms it has no such system yet in place that will support such transactions.

January 6, 2021– PCSO resumes its 4-Digit and 6-Digit Lotto draws.

July 20, 2020– PCSO annouced the resumption of its lotto operations on August 4, 2020 after months-long suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic.

July 18, 2020– PCSO announces the return of the PhP 20 ticket price of its major lotto games. Prices were previously raised to PhP 24 after the TRAIN Act took effect.

Get more updates and other press releases from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office on our Lotto News page.

PCSO Medical/Financial Assistance Program

Individuals who are in need of medical financial help can now apply for PCSO’s Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP). The requests covered by this program include confinement, chemotherapy, dialysis and medicines.

Applicants can download the application form through this PCSO article.

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