6/42 LOTTO RESULT Today, October 21, 2021 – PCSO Results

6/42 Lotto Result October 21, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced the verified and most recent Lotto 6/42 winning results at 9pm today.

Find out the 6/42 lotto result today below during the official draw.

Here are the official and complete 6/42 Lotto result for October 21, 2021:

Draw:PCSO Lotto 6/42
Date:October 21, 2021
Today’s Results (in any order): 15-33-22-38-07-26
Updated Jackpot Prize: PhP 29,475,288.00
Today’s Jackpot Winners: 0 Winner(s)

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See also the following LATEST official results today:

The bettor who matches all the six 6/42 Lotto winning numbers above in any order takes home the million peso jackpot prize tonight!

Introduced in 1995, 6/42 Lotto is the oldest of all lottery draws of PCSO. Jackpot starts at PhP 5.9 Million but the prize gets bigger and bigger until a lucky winner matches all the six winning numbers. The odds of winning the jackpot in 6/42 Lotto are 1 in 5,245,786.

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

PCSO likewise operates fixed-prize games three times per day. View the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result together with the major lotto 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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Latest PCSO Lotto 6/42 Prizes

PCSO employs pari mutel wagering system in calculating Lotto 6/42 prizes. This means that the actual amount that each winner will receive depends on the gross sales and number of winners on a given prize tier.

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

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

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

Previous PCSO 6/42 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

These are the 6/42 winning numbers 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

The table above is updated after each draw and should reflect the Lotto 6/42 winning results past this article’s posting date.

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

How to Play Lotto 6/42

Before you proceed, remember that PCSO only allows persons 18 years old and above to play.

To play the Lotto 6/42 game, follow these detailed steps:

  1. Go to any authorized PCSO lottery outlet near you and look for the PCSO Lotto 6/42 bet card.
  2. Pick six (6) numbers that will compose your 6/42 Lotto combination. You can choose from numbers 1 to 42.
  3. If you can’t think of any number combination, mark the Lucky Pick (LP) to have the terminal automatically pick the number combination for you.
  4. You can also choose up to twelve (12) numbers through the 6/42 Lotto System Play to improve your odds of hitting the jackpot.
  5. For multiple draws, mark the number of consecutive draws you want to play in the Draw panel.
  6. Give your play slip and corresponding payment to the teller and get your ticket once it is printed.
  7. Access the 6/42 Lotto Result right after the live draw to verify if you won a prize.

Each 6/42 Lotto number combination costs PhP 20. If you played any of the System Bets, the total play 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 portion of the your 6/42 Lotto ticket after placing your bet and to store the ticket in a safe and dry place.

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

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

Important Health and Safety Rules to be Followed when Playing 6/42 Lotto

During this time of pandemic, PCSO requires 6/42 Lotto players to observe the rules below when transacting in all lotto outlets in the country.

  1. Put on your face mask at all times. No Facemask-No Betting scheme shall be observed in all lotto outlets in the country.
  2. Observe physical distancing when buying 6/42 Lotto tickets.
  3. Bring your own pen.
  4. Use the money tray to reduce physical contact.
  5. Use the disinfectant, hand sanitizer or alcohols provided before you leave the lotto outlet.
  6. Avoid littering and put away used betting card or old lotto tickets in the garbage cans.

Lotto 6/42 System Plays – How to Increase your Odds 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).

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

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

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

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

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

6/42 Lotto System Play
The PCSO Lotto 6/42 System Bets improves your chances of winning the jackpot.

Latest Jackpot Prize of Major PCSO Draws

As of today, October 21, 2021, the following are the up-to-date jackpot prize of the major lotto games of PCSO.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5855-21-06-28-42-25Php 334.3 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5541-36-21-47-04-11Php 127.5 Million
Super Lotto 6/4901-27-33-25-26-08Php 15.8 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4541-35-23-25-02-38Php 34.5 Million
Lotto 6/4219-30-23-11-42-36Php 6 Million

Note: We modify the table above on a daily basis. It should indicate daily jackpot prizes beyond this article’s posting time.

Apart from Lotto 6/42, PCSO also operates today the draws for 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 6D Lotto, and Super Lotto 6/49.

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

How to win a prize in Lotto 6/42?

You win a prize in Lotto 6/42 by matching at least three (3) drawn 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 number combination wins you PhP 20, four (4) matching numbers gives you a prize equal to PhP 800 while five (5) numbers wins you a fixed amount equal to PhP 24,000.

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

Increase your chances of winning using a system bet. This option allows you to pick up to 12 numbers rather than just 6, thus creating a larger number of combinations.

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

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

What are the PCSO lotto draws for today, October 21, 2021?

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

Please refer to the new daily schedule of PCSO lotto draws here.

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

You can get 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 many combinations are there in System 8 for 6/42 Lotto?

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

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

I am below 18 years old, am I allowed to play PCSO Lotto 6/42?

Only persons 18 years old and above are allowed to play the Lotto 6/42. Aside from the age requirement, some restrictions such as the No Mask-No Betting system are also in place owing to the on-going COVID-19 epidemic.

Will there be any lotto draw during Holy Week?

PCSO regularly suspends its lotto draws during major 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 adjusts its draw schedule so that all draws are completed early in the day.

How much does a Lotto System 10 ticket cost?

System 10 is the PCSO Lotto 6/42 system bet that allows players to choose a total of ten (10) numbers instead of the usual six (6) numbers. This play type produces 210 combinations in all and costs PhP 4,200 (Php 20 x 210 combinations).

To play System 10, simply choose your preferred 10-number combination and then mark the number 10 in the SYS column of the 6/42 Lotto betting card.

How many combinations are there in System 5R for 6/42 Lotto?

System 5R (5-Roll) is the Philippine Lotto 6/42 system bet that allows the bettor to select only five (5) numbers instead of the default 6 number combination.

To complete the combination, the system automatically combines each of the remaining 37 “unselected” numbers in the betting card to the five numbers you already selected.

This creates a total of 37 combinations and ensures that you will get at least one (1) winning number in your combinations.

System 5R costs Php 740 (Php 20 x 37).

To play System 5-Roll, simply choose your preferred 5-number combination and then mark 5R in the SYS panel of the 6/42 Lotto play card.

Where do I claim PCSO Lotto 6/42 Prizes?

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

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

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

Prizes 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 detailed instructions on claiming your prize.

PCSO Updates and Official Announcements

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

January 6, 2021– PCSO resumes its 6D and 4D Lotto draws.

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

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

Get more updates 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 persons can download the application form through this PCSO article.

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