6/42 LOTTO RESULT August 24, 2021 – PCSO Result Today 6/42

6/42 Lotto Result August 24, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) released the verified and most recent Philippine Lotto 6/42 results today at 9pm.

Updates of the 6/42 lotto result today are refreshed here as the official draw happens.

The following are the official and complete 6/42 Lotto result for August 24, 2021:

Draw:6/42 Lotto
Date:August 24, 2021
Winning Combination (in any order): 17-09-34-05-42-08
Updated Jackpot Prize: PhP 14,826,147.00
Today’s Jackpot Winners: 0 Winner(s)

Reload this page to get updated results or go to our 6/42 Lotto Result History page for previous results or here for other lotto result today.

See also the following UPDATED official results today:

Any player who gets all the six 6/42 Lotto winning numbers above in any order wins the multi-million jackpot prize tonight!

With millions of pesos at stake, 6/42 Lotto has emerged as one of the most favorite million-peso lottery game among Filipinos since it was created in 1995. From the starting amount of 5.94 Million, the 6/42 Lotto jackpot prize rises 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 astonishing odds of 1 in 5,245,786.

PCSO holds 6/42 Lotto draws every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday except when a prior public announcement is made. Suspension of draws normally happens during major holidays.

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

6/42 Lotto Result August 24, 2021 – Get Important Draw Notifications and Updates

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Updated Prizes for PCSO Lotto 6/42

The prize that each winner gets depend on the total number of winners as well as gross sales. PCSO employs a prize system for Lotto 6/42 based on this pari mutuel system.

Here are the different prizes for each level of the 6/42 Lotto payout structure:

  • Jackpot prize awaits those who will get six (6) out of the six (6) drawn winning numbers in any order. Jackpot prize starts at PhP 5,940,000.
  • If you got five (5) numbers of the winning number combination, you receive the fixed prize in the amount of PhP 24,000.
  • If you got four (4) numbers of the winning combination, you get a fixed amount of PhP 800.
  • If you got three (3) numbers of the winning combination, you take home a prize worth PhP 20.

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

Previous 6/42 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

Check the list below containing 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

The table above is updated after each draw and should show the Lotto 6/42 winning combination past this article’s posting time.

This 6/42 Lotto Result History page also shows a comprehensive compilation of previous winning combinations posted by PCSO.

How to Play 6/42 Lotto

Before continuing, please note that only 18 years old and above are permitted to play.

Here’s the step-by-step instructions for playing this popular multi-million peso game:

  1. Go to any PCSO-authorized lotto agent and get the PCSO Lotto 6/42 play slip.
  2. Mark six (6) numbers between 1 to 42. These digits will be your 6/42 Lotto combination.
  3. Choose LP (Lucky Pick) if you want the system to automatically generate the numbers for you.
  4. You can also increase your chances of winning using the 6/42 Lotto System Play. With this option, you can mark more than the usual six (6) numbers thus increasing your total number combinations.
  5. For multiple draws, choose the number of succeeding draws you want to join in the Draw section.
  6. Give your play slip and payment to the teller and get your printed ticket once printed.
  7. After the draw, access the 6/42 Lotto Result to know if you won the prize.

Each Lotto 6/42 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 of the your 6/42 Lotto ticket after placing your bet and to keep the ticket in a secure and dry place.

Do not soak in water, iron, fold or write anything on your Lotto 6/42 ticket except the portion designated for your signature. Tickets must be validated by the machine when claiming prizes.

SYSTEM play is also available for this game. Simply select the 5R, SYS 7 up to SYS 12 option in your playslip to play your preferred System game and pay the corresponding amount.

Important PCSO Rules to be Observed when Playing Lotto 6/42

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

  1. Always wear your face mask. Players without face mask will not be allowed to play 6/42 Lotto.
  2. Always observe one (1) meter physical distance from each other.
  3. Use your own pen.
  4. Use the tray provided when handing out your play card and payment.
  5. Apply disinfectants or alcohols before leaving the lotto outlet.
  6. Put away your used play card and non-winning lotto tickets into the garbage bin.

PCSO Lotto 6/42 System Bets – Improve your Odds of Winning the Jackpot

You can increase your chances of winning the jackpot through 6/42 Lotto System Bets. This advanced option allows you to pick more than the usual six (6) numbers and produces numerous combinations of your chosen numbers.

If you want to try system plays, these are the options you can choose from- System 5-Roll (System 5R), System 7, System 8, System 9, System 10, System 11 and System 12.

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

The overall number of combinations increases as the picked numbers increase. The same rule applies for System 9, System 10, System 11 and System 12.

In the case of System 5R, you only mark five (5) numbers and if your 5 numbers match the winning combination, you automatically win the jackpot. This is because in System 5-Roll, the 5 numbers you have selected are automatically paired with each of the remaining 37 digits in the bet slip, generating a total of 37 combinations.

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

Refer to the table below for more information on total ticket cost per Lotto 6/42 system bet.

6/42 Lotto System Play
You can increase your odds of hitting the jackpot with the PCSO Lotto 6/42 System Bets.

Latest Jackpot Prize of Major PCSO Draws

The following is an overview of the latest jackpot prize of the major lotto draws of PCSO as of today, August 24, 2021.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5802-13-04-37-18-48Php 195.9 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5521-02-18-10-01-15Php 64.9 Million
Super Lotto 6/4915-38-37-25-07-43Php 83.4 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4524-28-40-29-05-21Php 21.2 Million
Lotto 6/4203-15-11-25-22-16Php 22.8 Million

Note: The table above is updated on a daily basis and should illustrate the most recent daily jackpot prizes beyond this article’s posting date.

Along with Lotto 6/42, PCSO also conducts today the draws for 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 6D Lotto, Super Lotto 6/49, and Ultra Lotto 6/58.

Frequently Asked Questions – Important Information about your Favorite PCSO game

How to win a prize in Lotto 6/42?

In Lotto 6/42, you win a prize by getting at least three (3) out of the six (6) drawn numbers. More matching number means higher prizes for you.

If you got three (3) out of the six (6) winning numbers, you receive PhP 20, four (4) out of six (6) wins you a prize equal to PhP 800 while five (5) out of six (6) wins you a fixed prize equal to PhP 24,000.

Matching all the winning numbers wins you the jackpot prize worth at least PhP 5.9 Million.

You can increase your chances of winning the jackpot by choosing up to 12 numbers using a system bet. This type of bet generates a larger number of combinations which ranges from 7 to 924 combinations.

There are seven system plays in all. These are the System 5R and System 7 up to System 12.

Ticket cost is PhP 20 times the overall number of produced combinations.

What are the PCSO lotto draws for today, August 24, 2021?

The following are the PCSO draws slated for today: 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 6D Lotto, Lotto 6/42, Super Lotto 6/49, and Ultra Lotto 6/58.

Check the new PCSO lotto schedule here.

Where can I get updated PCSO 6/42 Lotto Results today?

You can get the updated 6/42 Lotto result today here, or through our online social media pages in Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. You can also watch the draws live at PTV Channel 4.

How do I Play PCSO Lotto 6/42 System 12?

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

To play System 12, just pick your preferred 12-number combination and then mark the number 12 in the SYS panel of the 6/42 Lotto bet slip.

How can I choose more than 6 numbers in the 6/42 Lotto bet slip?

You can select more than 6 numbers by playing any of the system plays 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 choose only 5 numbers using the System 5-Roll. Please remember that the total number of combinations is considered when computing the total ticket cost.

For example, a System 7 play costs PhP 140 because it produces 7 combinations in all.

Does PCSO have lotto draws during holidays?

PCSO most of the time cancels its lotto draws during regular holidays such as December 25 (Christmas), January 1 (New Year), Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Black Saturday, and Easter Sunday. In other special holidays such as December 24 (Christmas Eve) and December 31 (New Year’s Eve), PCSO modifies its draw schedule in such a way that all draws are finished early in the day.

Can I play the same 6/42 Lotto combination in advance?

You can play up to 5 draws in advance or a total of 6 draws including the present draw. To play in advance, just mark your intended number of advanced plays in the DRAW section of the betting card. Your PCSO Lotto 6/42 entry shall then be played repeatedly based on the number of draws you chose.

For example, if you selected 6 Draws, your chosen Lotto 6/42 combination will be valid for the six (6) consecutive 6/42 Lotto draws including the current draw.

Where can I see PCSO Lotto 6/42 Result history?

You can access the detailed summary of 6/42 Lotto winning numbers for past the 30 draws at our 6/42 Lotto Result history page.

How do I claim my Lotto 6/42 Prize?

If you are one of the lucky winners of PCSO Lotto 6/42 today, we recommend that you refer to the information below.

To claim Lotto 6/42 winnings below PhP 5,000, go to the 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 the nearest PCSO branch office.

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.

Proceed here for a step-by-step instructions on claiming your Lotto winnings.

PCSO Official Announcements & Press Releases

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

January 6, 2021– PCSO resumes its 6D and 4D 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– All major lotto ticket prices are back to PhP 20. Prices were previously raised to PhP 24 as required under the TRAIN Law.

Get more updates and past press statements from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office on our Lotto News section.

PCSO Medical/Financial Assistance Program

Individuals requiring financial assistance to cover their medical bills and cost of medicines can now seek financial help through PCSO’s Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP). The program covers confinement, chemotherapy, dialysis and medicine costs.

Go here for detailed procedure in availing financial help through this program.

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