6/42 LOTTO RESULT October 18, 2022 – Latest Lotto Result Today

6/42 Lotto Result October 18, 2022 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced the official and complete Philippine Lotto 6/42 winning numbers at 9pm today.

Updates of the 6/42 lotto result today are posted here while the official draw happens.

The following are the confirmed and up-to-date 6/42 Lotto result for October 18, 2022:

Draw:6/42 PCSO Lotto
Date:October 18, 2022
Today’s Results (in any order): 42-35-04-27-05-37
Jackpot Prize: PhP 13,183,447.20
Jackpot Winners Today: 0 Winner(s)

Refresh 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:

If you get the 6/42 Lotto number combination above in any order, you win the million peso jackpot prize tonight!

With a starting amount of 5.94 Million, the 6/42 Lotto jackpot soars to mind-blowing amounts whenever no one is lucky enough to match the winning combination drawn by PCSO. The odds of getting the jackpot are 1 in 5,245,786, the lowest among the lotto games offered by PCSO. However, this does not deter lotto aficionados from trying their luck every draw. Lotto 6/42 has in fact become one of the most popular lottery in the country since its introduction in 1995.

PCSO conducts live PCSO Lotto 6/42 draws every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday except when a prior announcement is made. Postponement of draws generally occurs during major national holidays.

PCSO is likewise holding digit games nationwide. Click here to view the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result along with major lotto 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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Updated 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 payout structure for PCSO Lotto 6/42 based on this pari mutuel computation.

This is the updated PCSO Lotto 6/42 payout system:

  • If your combination matches six (6) out of the six (6) winning numbers in any order, you take home the current jackpot prize for the PCSO Lotto 6/42 game. Initial jackpot is PhP 5,940,000 but this amount gets larger every time no one wins the jackpot.
  • Matching five (5) out of the six (6) numbers drawn wins you the fixed prize worth PhP 24,000.
  • If you got four (4) numbers of the winning combination, you take home a fixed amount worth PhP 800.
  • In case your combination matches three (3) out of the six (6) winning numbers, you take home PhP 20.

A 20% tax will be automatically withheld from your winnings if its total amount exceeds PhP 10,000.

Past 6/42 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

The list below contains the 6/42 winning combination for the past 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 update the list above after the article is posted to illustrate the most recent Lotto 6/42 results.

View our 6/42 Lotto Result History page for an extensive compilation of past winning numbers posted by PCSO.

How to Play PCSO Lotto 6/42

Before you go any further, please note that you must be at least 18 years old to play.

Follow these complete steps to learn how to play this lotto game:

  1. Go to any authorized PCSO lotto outlet and look for the PCSO Lotto 6/42 bet card.
  2. Mark a set of six (6) numbers from one (1) to Forty-Two (42) in each column of the betting card.
  3. If you can’t think of any number combination, choose the Lucky Pick (LP) to let the system automatically generate the number combination for you.
  4. Optionally select one of the options under the 6/42 Lotto System Play. With this option, you can mark more than the regular six number combination.
  5. If you want to play multiple draws, select the number of succeeding draws in the Draw section.
  6. Give your bet card and payment to the cashier and get your printed ticket once printed.
  7. See the 6/42 Lotto Result right after the live draw to verify if you won a prize.

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

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

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

How to Play: Each Lotto 6/42 ticket costs P20.00. You can select your own 6-number combination from 1 to 42 on each board or play Lucky Pick (LP) and let the computer choose your numbers. To play with the same selected numbers for more than one draw, mark your preferred number of draws you want to play in DRAW panel.

Important Protocols to be Observed by Bettors when Playing Lotto 6/42

In light of the on-going pandemic, 6/42 Lotto enthusiasts must observe the following rules and regulations imposed at all PCSO lotto outlets when buying tickets to ensure that the minimum health and safety protocols are met.

  1. Put on your face mask at all times. No Facemask-No Betting system shall be followed at all outlets nationwide.
  2. Always observe one (1) meter physical distance from one another.
  3. Bring your own pen when placing bets.
  4. Use the tray provided when handing out your bet card and payment.
  5. Sanitize your hands before and after betting. Hand sanitizers or alcohols are available in the betting area.
  6. Throw away your used bet card and old lotto tickets into the trash bin.

Philippine Lotto 6/42 System Plays – How to Improve the Odds of Winning the Jackpot

You can improve 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 generates numerous combinations of your chosen numbers.

If you want to play 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.

In System 7, a player marks seven (7) numbers which generates a total of seven (7) combinations. With System 8, on the other hand, the bettor picks a total of eight (8) numbers producing a total of 28 combinations.

The more numbers picked, the higher the number of combinations produced. Same rule applies in System 9, System 10, System 11 and in System 12.

In the case of System 5-Roll, you only need to mark five (5) numbers instead of the regular six-number combination. The remaining unmarked numbers in the board (37 in all) will be combined with the 5 numbers you picked, thus creating 37 six-number combinations in all.

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

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

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 Plays.

Latest Jackpot Prize of Major PCSO Draws

Below is a recap of the latest jackpot prize of the major lottery games of PCSO as of today, October 18, 2022.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5818-35-50-46-19-45Php 214.3 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5540-03-34-37-19-15Php 29.7 Million
Super Lotto 6/4937-34-14-45-30-31Php 21.3 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4508-21-26-02-41-01Php 10.9 Million
National Lotto 6/4231-32-08-25-29-14Php 15.3 Million

Note: The table above is modified on a regular basis and should show the latest daily jackpot prizes beyond 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, Super Lotto 6/49, and Ultra Lotto 6/58.

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

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

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

Getting three (3) of the winning combination wins you PhP 20, four (4) matching numbers gives you a prize worth PhP 800 while five (5) numbers wins you a prize equal to PhP 24,000.

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

You can improve your odds of winning by opting for a system play. With this option, you can choose up to 12 numbers per column in the playing card, thus generating up to 924 combinations.

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

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

What are the PCSO lotto draws for today, October 18, 2022?

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

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

How to check the most recent PCSO Lotto 6/42 winning numbers for today?

You can get the latest 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.

What is SYS 8 in Lotto 6/42?

System 8 is the PCSO Lotto 6/42 system bet that allows bettors to pick a total of eight (8) numbers instead of the default six (6) numbers. This play type generates 28 combinations in all and costs PhP 560 (Php 20 x 28 combinations).

To play System 8, just select your preferred 8-number combination and then mark the number 8 in the SYS column of the 6/42 Lotto bet slip.

What are the updated prizes of PCSO Lotto 6/42?

The following are the latest prize system for PCSO Lotto 6/42:

  • 6 of 6 numbers – Jackpot
  • 5 of 6 numbers – 24,000 Pesos
  • 4 of 6 numbers – 800 Pesos
  • 3 of 6 numbers – 100 Pesos

Matching one or two winning numbers has no equivalent prize.

Prizes above 10,000 Pesos are taxed at 20% while 10,000 Pesos and below are tax-free.

Can I get a refund for the Lotto 6/42 ticket that I bought?

You cannot cancel, void or refund your PCSO Lotto 6/42 ticket after it is printed by the computer. Players have the sole responsibility of checking the accuracy of the data printed on the Lotto 6/42 ticket including the number combination, bet type and amount of bet.

Therefore, you need to thoroughly check all the numbers and options you marked before you submit the playing card to the cashier.

What if I made a mistake in marking my 6/42 Lotto numbers?

To cancel or disregard a specific Lotto 6/42 entry, mark the VOID directly below it before handing over the bet card to the cashier.

Please note that you can only void your PCSO Lotto 6/42 number combination before purchasing the ticket. Any PCSO Lotto 6/42 entry that has been accepted by the system can no longer be canceled or voided.

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

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

How do I claim my Lotto 6/42 Prize?

If you won in any of the Lotto 6/42 draws today, remember 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 prizes 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 more detailed procedure on claiming your Lotto winnings.

PCSO Official Announcements & Press Releases

March 10, 2021– PCSO persuades everyone from buying tickets from persons claiming to be part of a alleged PCSO ‘online’ betting system. The agency states it does not have any such system yet.

January 6, 2021– PCSO resumes its 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.

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

PCSO Medical/Financial Assistance Program

Individuals needing 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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