6/42 LOTTO RESULT Today, September 18, 2021 – PCSO Results

6/42 Lotto Result September 18, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) releases the verified and complete 6/42 Lotto winning combination at 9pm today.

Get the 6/42 lotto result today here immediately after each actual draw.

The following are the confirmed and latest 6/42 Lotto result for September 18, 2021:

Draw:6/42 Lotto
Date:September 18, 2021
Winning Numbers (in any order): 18-29-12-02-30-08
Updated Jackpot Prize: PhP 23,853,504.40
Jackpot Winners: 0 Winner(s)

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

6/42 Lotto jackpot starts at Php 5.9 Million which makes it one of most popular lottery operated by PCSO since its inception in 1995. The jackpot grows after each draw until a lucky winner matches the winning combination in any order. Your odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 5,245,786.

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

PCSO is likewise holding minor games nationwide. Click here to see the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result along with five parimutuel games 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 Prizes for PCSO Lotto 6/42

PCSO uses pari mutel wagering system in calculating Lotto 6/42 prizes. This means that the actual prize that each winner shall get depends on the gross sales and number of winners on a certain prize level.

Here is the updated prize levels of the PCSO Lotto 6/42:

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

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

Past PCSO 6/42 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

Here are the 6/42 winning number 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 modify the list above on a regular basis. It should show the Lotto 6/42 results beyond this article’s posting time.

This 6/42 Lotto Result History section also shows a complete list of previous winning combinations announced by PCSO.

How to Play 6/42 Lotto

Before proceeding further, note that PCSO only allows persons 18 years old and above to play.

Here’s the complete instructions for playing this popular jackpot-bearing game:

  1. Go to the nearest authorized PCSO lotto outlet and grab a bet card with PCSO Lotto 6/42 logo.
  2. Pick six (6) numbers between 1 to 42. These numbers will be your 6/42 Lotto combination.
  3. If you can’t think of any number combination, choose Lucky Pick (LP) to let the system choose the number combination for you.
  4. You can also mark up to twelve (12) numbers through the 6/42 Lotto System Play to improve your chances of hitting the jackpot.
  5. If you want to join multiple draws, mark the number of consecutive draws in the Draw section.
  6. Hand over your bet card and payment to the cashier and get your generated ticket once printed.
  7. After the draw, access the 6/42 Lotto Result to verify if you won the prize.

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

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

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

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 Lotto 6/42

In light of the on-going pandemic, 6/42 Lotto players must abide by the following rules and regulations imposed at all lotto outlets when purchasing tickets to ensure that the minimum health and safety standards are met.

  1. Always wear your face mask. Bettors with no face mask will not be permitted to play 6/42 Lotto.
  2. Follow social distancing at all times while in the lotto outlet.
  3. Use your own ball pen when purchasing lotto tickets.
  4. Use the tray provided when handing out your play card and payment.
  5. Use the hand sanitizer, alcohols or disinfectant provided before leaving the outlet.
  6. Use the trash bins provided to throw away used play slips and/or non-winning lotto tickets.

PCSO Lotto 6/42 System Bets – Increase your Chances of Winning

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

These are the options available if 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 picks seven (7) numbers which produces a total of seven (7) combinations. In System 8, the bettor selects eight (8) numbers, producing a total of 28 combinations.

In short, more and more number combinations are produced as the choosen numbers increase. This same rule applies to the rest of the remaining system bets.

With regard to System 5-Roll, you only pick five (5) numbers and if your 5 numbers match the winning combination, you automatically win the jackpot. This is because in System 5R, the 5 numbers you have chosen are automatically combined with each of the remaining 37 digits in the play slip, creating a total of 37 six-number combinations.

Note that the higher the number of combinations, the higher the overall bet cost will be. The overall price of the ticket is PhP 20 times the number of combinations created.

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

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

Latest Jackpot Prize of Major PCSO Draws

These are the latest jackpot prize of the major lotto draws of PCSO as of today, September 18, 2021.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5837-54-14-51-48-05Php 212 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5522-21-18-39-23-09Php 68.7 Million
Super Lotto 6/4926-09-33-42-36-24Php 92.2 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4538-41-37-05-25-30Php 28 Million
Lotto 6/4215-33-22-38-07-26Php 29.4 Million

Note: We routinely update the table above after the article is posted to show the most recent daily jackpot prizes.

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.

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

How to win a prize in Lotto 6/42?

You win a prize by matching at least three (3) numbers of the winning Lotto 6/42 combination. The more matching numbers, the higher the prizes you will receive.

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

If you got all the numbers, you get the jackpot prize which begins at PhP 5.94 Million.

Increase your chances of winning using a system play. This option allows you to pick up to 12 numbers instead of just 6, thereby generating a bigger number of combinations.

You can choose from seven available system plays. These are the System 5R and System 7 up to System 12.

Ticket price shall depend on the total number of produced combinations.

What are the lotto draws today, September 18, 2021?

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

Please refer to the detailed 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 social media pages in Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. You can also watch the draws live at PTV Channel 4.

When does PCSO hold 6/42 Lotto draws?

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

Am I allowed to pick more than 6 numbers in 6/42 Lotto?

You can select more than 6 numbers by playing any of the system bets for 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 select only 5 numbers using the System 5R. Take note that the total number of combinations is considered when calculating the total ticket cost.

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

I changed my mind, can I ask for a refund of my 6/42 Lotto payment?

You cannot cancel, void or refund your PCSO Lotto 6/42 ticket after it is printed by the system. Bettors have the sole responsibility of checking the accuracy of the data printed on the Lotto 6/42 ticket such as 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.

Can I play PCSO Lotto 6/42 in Advance?

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

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

How many combinations are there in System 11 for 6/42 Lotto?

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

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

Where do I claim PCSO Lotto 6/42 Prizes?

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

To claim 6/42 Lotto prizes below PhP 5,000, go to the nearest authorized lotto outlet or 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 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 for a more complete instructions on claiming your prize.

Latest News and Press Releases from PCSO

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

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– All major lotto ticket prices are back to PhP 20. Prices were previously raised to PhP 24 as mandated under the TRAIN Law.

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

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).

Go here for step-by-step procedure in availing financial help through this program.

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