6/42 LOTTO RESULT Today, December 18, 2021 – PCSO Lotto

6/42 Lotto Result December 18, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) releases the official and confirmed Philippine Lotto 6/42 results at 9pm today.

6/42 lotto result today is updated here after the official draw.

These are the confirmed and latest 6/42 Lotto result for December 18, 2021:

Draw:6/42 PCSO Lotto
Date:December 18, 2021
Offical Results (in any order): 29-35-08-39-17-10
Updated Jackpot Prize: PhP 19,614,132.00
Today’s Jackpot Winners: 0 Winner(s)

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See also the following LATEST official results today:

The lucky player who matches all the six 6/42 Lotto winning numbers above in any order wins the million peso jackpot prize tonight!

With a starting amount of 5.9 Million, the 6/42 Lotto jackpot soars to stunning amounts whenever no one is lucky enough to match all the six winning numbers drawn by PCSO. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 5,245,786, the lowest among the lotto games offered by PCSO. However, this does not discourage Filipinos from trying their luck every draw. Lotto 6/42 has in fact become one of the most popular lottery in the country since its launch in 1995.

PCSO holds official PCSO Lotto 6/42 draws every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday except when a prior announcement is made. Postponement of draws regularly takes place during major holidays.

PCSO also conducts minor games in the country. Check the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result together with the five multi-million peso games 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 PCSO Lotto 6/42

The prize that each winner receives 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 computation.

This is the updated prize tiers of the PCSO Lotto 6/42:

  • Getting six (6) out of the six (6) drawn numbers in any order wins you the current jackpot prize for PCSO Lotto 6/42. The jackpot starts at PhP 5,940,000.
  • If you got five (5) of the six (6) numbers drawn, you get a fixed prize in the amount of PhP 24,000.
  • If you got four (4) numbers of the winning number combination, you win a prize of PhP 800.
  • If you got three (3) numbers of the winning combination, you win a prize of PhP 20.

All lotto winnings above PhP 10,000 are taxed at a rate of 20%.

Previous 6/42 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

The list below shows the 6/42 winning 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 published to indicate the most recent Lotto 6/42 winning results.

Our 6/42 Lotto Result History section also shows a comprehensive compilation of previous winning numbers released by PCSO.

How to Play 6/42 Lotto

Before proceeding, remember that only 18 years old and above are allowed to play.

Here’s the complete instructions for playing this popular million-peso game:

  1. Go to any authorized PCSO lotto outlet and look for the PCSO Lotto 6/42 playing card.
  2. Choose six (6) numbers between 1 to 42. These digits will be your 6/42 Lotto combination.
  3. If you can’t think of any number combination, mark Lucky Pick (LP) to have the computer pick the numbers for you.
  4. You can also raise your chances of winning using the 6/42 Lotto System Play. With this option, you can pick more than the usual six (6) numbers thus increasing your total number combinations.
  5. If you want to play multiple draws, mark the number of consecutive draws in the Draw section.
  6. Pay the ticket price and get your generated ticket once done.
  7. After the draw, view the 6/42 Lotto Result to see if you won the prize.

6/42 Lotto ticket costs PhP 20 per number combination. This amount is inclusive of 20% Documentary Stamp Tax (DST).

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

Your 6/42 Lotto ticket needs to be machine-validated before you can claim your prize. Hence, do not fold, wet, iron or tamper with your ticket.

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

New Health and Safety Reminders when Playing 6/42 Lotto

Amidst this pandemic, PCSO imposed the following rules in all lotto outlets in the country.

  1. Always wear your face mask. Bettors without face mask will not be allowed to buy 6/42 Lotto tickets.
  2. Follow social distancing at all times while in the lotto outlet.
  3. Bring your own ball pen when purchasing lotto tickets.
  4. Place the play slips and cash in the tray provided by the lotto outlet to lessen physical contact.
  5. Sanitize your hands before and after betting. Alcohol or hand sanitizers are available in the betting area.
  6. Put away your used play card and non-winning lotto tickets into the garbage bin.

National Lotto 6/42 System Plays – Ways to Improve the Chances 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.

The available system plays in 6/42 Lotto are System 5-Roll (System 5R), System 7, System 8, System 9, System 10, System 11 and System 12.

With System 7, a player picks seven (7) numbers which creates a total of seven (7) combinations. In System 8, the bettor chooses eight (8) numbers, producing a total of 28 combinations.

To sum it up, more and more number combinations are created as the marked numbers increase. This same rule applies to the rest of the remaining system plays.

In System 5-Roll, a player picks only five (5) numbers and—for the sixth number—pairs these off with each of the remaining thirty-seven (37) numbers, creating a total of 37 combinations.

Please remember that your overall ticket cost will be much higher in system bets due to the higher number of combinations you will bet on. The total ticket cost shall be PhP 20 times the number of combinations created.

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

6/42 Lotto System Play
The chances of matching the 6/42 Lotto Result Today from PCSO increase with the PCSO Lotto 6/42 System Bets.

Latest Jackpot Prize of Major PCSO Draws

As of today, December 18, 2021, these are the latest jackpot prize of the major lotto draws of PCSO.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5846-29-47-19-56-02Php 64.8 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5518-43-06-41-44-48Php 57.1 Million
Super Lotto 6/4944-46-18-47-08-49Php 129.1 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4544-12-10-26-07-41Php 12.4 Million
Lotto 6/4232-41-15-25-18-22Php 5.9 Million

Note: The list above is updated on a regular basis and should illustrate the latest daily jackpot prizes past this article’s posting time.

In addition to Lotto 6/42, PCSO also operates today the draws for 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 6D Lotto, and Grand Lotto 6/55.

Lotto 6/42 FAQs – Everything you Need to Know about National Lotto 6/42

What are the ways to win in 6/42 Lotto?

In PCSO 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) drawn numbers, you receive PhP 20, four (4) out of six (6) gives you a prize worth PhP 800 while five (5) out of six (6) wins you a fixed prize equal to PhP 24,000.

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

You can increase your chances of winning by opting for a system play. With this option, you can pick up to 12 numbers per column in the bet card, thus generating up to 924 combinations.

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

The price of tickets in system plays depend on the overall number of combinations created.

What are the PCSO lotto draws for today, December 18, 2021?

The following are the PCSO draws slated for today: 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 6D Lotto, Lotto 6/42, and Grand Lotto 6/55.

Please check the new daily schedule of PCSO lotto draws here.

Where can I see the official winning combination for 6/42 Lotto today?

You can see the updated 6/42 Lotto result today here, or through our online 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 bet that allows bettors to pick a total of twelve (12) numbers instead of the usual 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 select your preferred 12-number combination and then mark the number 12 in the SYS column of the 6/42 Lotto bet card.

Who are allowed to play Lotto 6/42?

Only persons 18 years old and above are allowed to play the 6/42 Lotto. Aside from the age requirement, some restrictions such as the No Mask-No Betting policy are also in place due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Can I return my 6/42 Lotto ticket?

PCSO Lotto 6/42 tickets, once printed, can no longer be changed. Hence, bettors are advised to check their tickets before leaving the lotto outlet. Bettors are responsible for checking the information printed on their tickets.

How hard is it to win the PCSO Lotto 6/42 Jackpot?

The odds of winning the jackpot in Lotto 6/42 is 1 in 5,245,786.

Does PCSO livestream its 6/42 Lotto draws?

PCSO airs its live draws through PTV4 and its Facebook and Youtube accounts. Players can also find 6/42 Lotto Results at Philippinepcsolotto.com and the Youtube channel PCSO Lotto Results Today.

Where do I claim PCSO Lotto 6/42 Prizes?

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

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

Lotto prizes above PhP 5,000 but not exceeding PhP 20,000 can be claimed at any 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.

Click here for a more complete guide on claiming your Lotto winnings.

PCSO Official Announcements & Press Statements

March 10, 2021– PCSO reminds the public to not to patronize persons and entities claiming to be part of PCSO and enticing them to purchase lotto tickets online using their platform. To date, PCSO has no online betting system yet whether through an app, text or calls.

January 6, 2021– PCSO announces the resumption of 4D and 6D Lotto draws.

July 20, 2020– PCSO resumes its lotto operations on August 4, 2020 after suspending it for seveal months due to COVID-19 pandemic.

July 18, 2020– PCSO reverts to the original ticket prices of its all major lotto games. Ticket prices were previously increased to PhP 24 following the implementation of the TRAIN Act.

See more news and other press releases from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office on our Lotto News section.

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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