6/42 LOTTO RESULT October 16, 2021 – PCSO Lotto Results

6/42 Lotto Result October 16, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced the official and complete Lotto 6/42 winning results today at 9pm.

6/42 lotto result today is updated below immediately after each official draw.

These are the official and updated 6/42 Lotto result for October 16, 2021:

Draw:6/42 Lotto
Date:October 16, 2021
Offical Results (in any order): 03-15-11-25-22-16
Jackpot Prize: PhP 22,834,039.60
Jackpot Winners Today: 0 Winner(s)

Refresh this page for the updated results or proceed 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:

Anyone who gets the 6/42 Lotto winning combination above in any order takes home the multi-million jackpot prize tonight!

PCSO Lotto 6/42 jackpot starts at Php 5.94 Million which makes it one of most popular lotto of the PCSO since its inception in 1995. The jackpot soars after each draw until a lucky player matches all the six winning numbers in any order. Your chances of hitting the jackpot are 1 in 5,245,786.

PCSO conducts official PCSO Lotto 6/42 draws on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays except during major holidays when draws are normally postponed.

PCSO also conducts minor games nationwide. View the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result along with multi-million peso draws including 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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Updated PCSO Lotto 6/42 Prizes

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

Here are the updated prizes for 6/42 Lotto according to the PCSO:

  • If your number matches six (6) out of the six (6) drawn numbers in any order, you take home the latest jackpot for the Lotto 6/42 game. Starting jackpot is PhP 5,940,000 but this amount grows larger every time nobody wins the jackpot.
  • In case you matched five (5) numbers of the winning combination, you get the second prize worth PhP 24,000.
  • If you got four (4) numbers of the winning number combination, you get a fixed amount of PhP 800.
  • In case you got three (3) of the six (6) drawn numbers, you receive a prize worth PhP 20.

All PCSO prizes above PhP 10,000 are taxed at a rate of 20%.

Previous PCSO 6/42 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

The following table contains 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 routinely modify the table above after the article is published to illustrate the most recent Lotto 6/42 winning results.

Proceed to our 6/42 Lotto Result History page for a complete record of past winning numbers announced by PCSO.

How to Play Lotto 6/42

Before continuing, please remember that you must be at least 18 years old to play.

These are the detailed instructions when playing PCSO Lotto 6/42:

  1. Go to a lotto outlet authorized by PCSO and grab the PCSO Lotto 6/42 bet card.
  2. Pick six (6) numbers that will comprise your 6/42 Lotto combination. You can select from numbers 1 to 42.
  3. If you cannot think of any number combination, choose Lucky Pick (LP) to have the computer select the number combination for you.
  4. Optionally pick one of the options in the 6/42 Lotto System Play. With this option, you can pick more than the regular six number combination.
  5. Mark the number of consecutive draws you want to play in the Draw panel.
  6. Give your play card and payment to the teller and get your generated ticket once printed.
  7. Check the 6/42 Lotto Result after the 9:00 pm scheduled draw to see if your ticket matches the winning combination.

Each Lotto 6/42 number combination costs PhP 20, inclusive of 20% Documentary Stamp Tax (DST).

Once done placing your bet, affix your signature at the back of your 6/42 Lotto ticket. Store it in a secure and dry place.

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

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 Health and Safety Guidelines to be Observed when Playing Lotto 6/42

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

  1. Make sure to wear face mask at all times. Players without face mask will not be allowed to buy 6/42 Lotto tickets.
  2. Always observe one (1) meter physical distance from each other.
  3. Bring your own ball pen to decrease the risk of catching the virus.
  4. Use the money tray to eliminate physical contact.
  5. Apply disinfectants or alcohols before you leave the lotto outlet.
  6. Avoid littering and throw away any used bet card or non-winning lotto tickets in the trash bins.

National Lotto 6/42 System Plays – How to Improve your Chances of Winning the Jackpot

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

These are the options 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).

With System 7, a player marks seven (7) numbers which produces a total of seven (7) combinations. In System 8, the bettor chooses eight (8) numbers, generating a total of 28 combinations.

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

With regard to System 5R, you only have to pick five (5) numbers instead of the typical six-number combination. The remaining unselected numbers in the bet card (37 in all) will be partnered with the 5 numbers you selected, thus producing 37 six-number combinations in all.

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 times the number of combinations created.

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

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

Major Lotto Draws Jackpot Prize Update from PCSO

The following is a recap of the latest jackpot prize of the major lottery games of PCSO as of today, October 16, 2021.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5814-22-04-19-25-05Php 318.8 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5541-36-21-47-04-11Php 127.5 Million
Super Lotto 6/4904-16-05-12-13-42Php 15.8 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4538-28-03-26-15-18Php 30 Million
Lotto 6/4235-27-04-34-31-17Php 5.9 Million

Note: We regularly modify the list above after the article is posted to reflect the latest daily jackpot prizes.

Apart from 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 – Important Information about your Favorite PCSO game

How can I win prizes in PCSO Lotto 6/42?

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

If you match three (3) out of the six (6) winning numbers, you get PhP 20, four (4) out of six (6) gives you a prize in the amount of PhP 800 while five (5) out of six (6) gives you a prize equal to PhP 24,000.

If you match all the winning numbers, you win the jackpot prize which begins at PhP 5.9 Million.

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

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

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

What are the draws to be held by PCSO today, October 16, 2021?

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

See the complete PCSO lotto schedule here.

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

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

How many combinations are there in System 12 for 6/42 Lotto?

System 12 is the Lotto 6/42 system bet that lets players to select a total of twelve (12) numbers instead of the typical 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, simply select your preferred 12-number combination and then mark the number 12 in the SYS section of the 6/42 Lotto bet slip.

How can I watch PCSO Lotto 6/42 draws live?

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

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 bets for PCSO Lotto 6/42. 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 price.

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

When does PCSO hold 6/42 Lotto draws?

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

How do I choose Lucky Pick in 6/42 Lotto?

The Lucky Pick or LP option instructs the computer to automatically select the 6/42 Lotto number combination for you if you do not have any number in mind.

To use this option, just select the LP in the playing card.

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

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

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

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

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

Click here to see how you can claim your Lotto winnings.

PCSO Official Announcements & Press Releases

March 10, 2021– PCSO discourages everyone from purchasing tickets from entities claiming to be part of a alleged PCSO ‘online’ betting system. PCSO states it does not have any such platform yet.

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

July 20, 2020– PCSO announces the resumption of its lotto draws on August 4, 2020.

July 18, 2020– All major lotto ticket prices are back to PhP 20. Prices were previously raised to PhP 24 as mandated by the TRAIN Law.

Get more news and past official announcements from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office on our Lotto News section.

PCSO Medical/Financial Assistance Program

Those who are in need of financial assistance for their hospital confinement, chemotherapy, dialysis or medicine expenses can now apply for PCSO’s Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP).

Interested applicants can learn more about this program here.

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