6/45 Lotto Result December 20, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced the verified and complete Mega Lotto 6/45 winning results at 9pm today.
Updates of the 6/45 lotto result today are posted below while the actual draw happens.
The following is the verified and latest 6/45 Megalotto result for December 20, 2021:
|Draw:||6/45 Mega Lotto|
|Date:||December 20, 2021|
|Winning Combination (in any order):||37-18-13-30-20-26|
|Today’s Jackpot Winners:||0 Winner(s)|
- Official Swertres Result August 16, 2022 and EZ2 Result August 16, 2022 posted today during the 2pm, 5pm and 9pm draws.
- Most recent 6/42 Lotto Result August 16, 2022, 6/49 Lotto Result August 16, 2022 and 6/58 Lotto Result August 16, 2022 updated at 9pm in the evening.
- Go to this page to access complete summary of Lotto Result August 16, 2022 (9pm PCSO parimutuel lotto draws).
In case you get all the six 6/45 Lotto winning numbers above in any order, you win the million peso jackpot prize tonight!
With millions of pesos at stake, Megalotto has become one of the most favorite parimutuel lotto game among lotto enthusiasts since it was created in 1997. From the starting amount of 8.9 Million, the 6/45 Lotto jackpot prize grows even more with each draw where no one matches the winning combination drawn by PCSO. To win the jackpot, somebody would have to beat the astonishing odds of 1 in 8,145,060.
PCSO holds live 6/45 Mega Lotto draws every Monday, Wednesday and Friday except when a prior official announcement is made. Cancellation of draws generally occurs during major public holidays.
PCSO also conducts fixed-prize games three times a day. View the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result along with parimutuel 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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Latest 6/45 Mega Lotto Prizes
Prizes in 6/45 Megalotto are split proportionately to the winners of each prize tier. This is the reason why the minor prizes are most of the time lower than the advertized amount.
Below are the different prizes for each tier of the Megalotto 6/45 payout structure:
- If your combination matches six (6) out of the six (6) numbers drawn in any order, you take home the jackpot prize for the 6/45 Megalotto game. Starting jackpot is PhP 8,910,000 but this amount gets bigger every time no one wins the jackpot.
- If you got five (5) numbers of the winning combination, you receive a second prize worth PhP 32,000.
- In case you matched four (4) of the six (6) numbers drawn, you take home a fixed amount of PhP 1,000.
- Matching three (3) out of the six (6) numbers drawn gives you a prize of PhP 30.
Please note that prizes above PhP 10,000 are subject to 20% tax.
Previous PCSO 6/45 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize
The following table contains the 6/45 winning number combination for the previous seven draws.
|Lotto 6/45 Draw||Winning Numbers||Jackpot|
|June 9, 2021|
|June 7, 2021||32-11-15-37-12-17||Php 15.3 Million|
|June 4, 2021||29-32-02-27-06-43||Php 12.1 Million|
|June 2, 2021||25-03-31-33-02-10||Php 9.2 Million|
|May 31, 2021||39-17-38-23-08-33||Php 8.9 Million|
|May 28, 2021||42-33-11-23-14-27||Php 8.9 Million|
|May 26, 2021||23-43-29-32-36-04||Php 181.6 Million|
The list above is modified after each draw and should reflect the Megalotto 6/45 winning results past this article’s posting date.
This 6/45 Lotto Result History page also contains an extensive record of previous winning combinations.
How to Play Megalotto 6/45
Before you go any further, keep in mind that PCSO only allows persons 18 years old and above to play.
Here’s the step-by-step instructions for playing this popular parimutuel game:
- Go to any lottery agent authorized by PCSO and get the Mega Lotto 6/45 play card.
- Choose six (6) numbers between 1 to 45. These numbers will be your 6/45 Lotto combination.
- If you can’t think of any number combination, mark the Lucky Pick (LP) to have the system randomly pick the number combination for you.
- Optionally mark one of the options under the 6/45 Lotto System Play. With this option, you can mark more than the regular six number combination.
- For multiple draws, choose the number of consecutive draws you want to join in the Draw section.
- Give your betting card and payment to the teller and get your generated ticket once printed.
- Check the 6/45 Lotto Result after the scheduled draw to know if you matched the winning combination.
Mega Lotto 6/45 ticket costs PhP 20 per number combination. This amount already includes the 20% Documentary Stamp Tax (DST).
Make sure to sign the back of the the Megalotto 6/45 ticket after placing your bet and to store the ticket in a secure and dry place.
Do not tamper with, wet, fold or iron your 6/45 Megalotto ticket. Tickets are heat-sensitive and they need to be machine-validated before you can claim your prize.
To win the Jackpot, you must match all 6 numbers. The Initial Jackpot Prize (IJP) for Megalotto 6/45 is 8,910,000.00 (net of agent’s prize commission). If no one wins the jackpot in a particular MegaLotto 6/45 draw, the prize amount is carried forward into the next MegaLotto 6/45 draw. If there is more than one jackpot winner, the Jackpot prize will then be divided equally among all the winners.
New PCSO Rules to be Observed when Playing Lotto 6/45
Amidst this pandemic, PCSO imposed the following regulations in all lotto outlets in the country.
- Put on your face mask at all times. No Facemask-No Betting system shall be implemented in all PCSO outlets nationwide.
- Always observe one (1) meter physical distance from each other.
- Bring your own ball pen.
- Use the tray provided when handing out your bet card and payment.
- Sanitize your hands before and after betting. Alcohol or hand sanitizers are available in the betting area.
- Avoid littering and throw away any used play card or non-winning tickets in the trash cans.
Megalotto System Plays – How to Improve your Odds of Winning
You can improve your chances of winning the jackpot through 6/45 Lotto System Bets. This advanced option allows you to pick more than the usual six (6) numbers and produces several combinations of your chosen numbers.
In case you want to try system bets, these are the options you can select from- System 5-Roll (System 5R), System 7, System 8, System 9, System 10, System 11 and System 12.
In System 7, a player selects seven (7) numbers which creates a total of seven (7) combinations. With System 8, on the other hand, the bettor selects a total of eight (8) numbers creating a total of 28 combinations.
To sum up, more and more number combinations are generated as the picked numbers increase. This same rule applies to the rest of the remaining system plays.
In System 5-Roll, the bettor will only need to pick five (5) numbers. The remaining (unmarked) 40 numbers will be combined with the 5 marked numbers. This produces a total of 40 combinations.
Keep in mind that your overall ticket cost will be much higher in system bets because of the higher number of combinations you will place your bet on. The overall price of the ticket shall be PhP 20 multiplied by the number of combinations produced.
The following table reflects the number of combination as well as the corresponding ticket cost per system bet.
Major Lotto Draws Jackpot Prize Update from PCSO
As of today, December 20, 2021, these are the up-to-date jackpot prize of the major lottery games of PCSO.
|Lotto Draw||Latest Winning Numbers||Jackpot Estimate|
|Ultra Lotto 6/58||16-44-06-33-47-21||Php 49.5 Million|
|Grand Lotto 6/55||14-22-53-29-12-26||Php 73.7 Million|
|Super Lotto 6/49||03-20-49-45-43-06||Php17.9 Million|
|Mega Lotto 6/45||41-19-15-36-34-37||Php 54.6 Million|
|National Lotto 6/42||26-12-20-24-39-41||Php 5.9 Million|
Note: The list above is updated on a daily basis and should show the latest daily jackpot prizes past this article’s posting date.
Lotto 6/45 FAQs – All Questions about Megalotto 6/45 Answered here
How can I win prizes in Mega Lotto 6/45?
You win a prize in 6/45 Mega Lotto by getting at least three (3) winning numbers in any order. Bigger prizes awaits those who will match four (4), five (5) or six (6) winning numbers.
If you got three (3) out of six (6), you win PhP 30. Four (4) out of six (6) gives you a prize equal to PhP 1,000 while five (5) out of six (6) gives you a prize in the amount of PhP 32,000.
Getting all the winning numbers wins you the jackpot prize worth no less than PhP 8.91 Million.
Increase your chances of winning using a system bet. This option allows you to select up to 12 numbers instead of just 6, thus creating a larger 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 overall number of created combinations.
What are the lotto draws today, December 20, 2021?
These are the PCSO games slated for today: 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 4D Lotto, Mega Lotto 6/45, and Grand Lotto 6/55.
Refer to the new PCSO lotto schedule here.
How to check the most recent Mega Lotto 6/45 winning numbers for today?
How do I void an entry in the Lotto 6/45 play slip?
To cancel or disregard a specific Mega Lotto entry, mark the VOID directly below it before submitting the bet slip to the teller.
Please note that you can only void your Mega Lotto 6/45 number combination before purchasing the ticket. Any 6/45 Megalotto entry that has been processed by the computer can no longer be canceled or voided.
What is DST?
DST or Documentary Stamp Tax is a 20% tax levied on lotto ticket prices by the government by virtue of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law (TRAIN Law).
PCSO commenced adding 20% DST on the prices of its tickets when the law came into force in 2018. Accordingly, 2D (EZ2), 3D (Swertres), 4D and 6D Lotto ticket prices increased from PhP 10 to PhP 12 while the 6/42, 6/45, 6/49, 6/55 and 6/45 Lotto tickets rose from PhP 20 to PhP 24.
On July 18, 2020, PCSO returned the price of its major lotto games to Php 20.
Can I play Mega Lotto 6/45 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 select your preferred number of advanced plays in the DRAW section of the playing card. Your 6/45 Lotto combination will then be played repeatedly based on the number of draws you chose.
For example, if you selected 6 Draws, your chosen Megalotto combination shall be valid for the six (6) consecutive 6/45 Megalotto draws including the present draw.
How much does a Megalotto System 10 ticket cost?
System 10 is the Megalotto 6/45 system play that allows bettors to pick a total of ten (10) numbers instead of the default 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, just select your preferred 10-number combination and then mark the number 10 in the SYS section of the 6/45 Lotto play card.
Who are allowed to play Lotto 6/45?
PCSO only allows persons aged 18 and above to play the Megalotto. Aside from the age requirement, some restrictions such as the No Mask-No Betting system are also in place because of the on-going COVID-19 epidemic.
Where do I claim Mega Lotto 6/45 Prizes?
If you are one of the lucky winners of 6/45 Megalotto today, we suggest that you refer to the information below.
To claim 6/45 Megalotto winnings below PhP 5,000, go to the nearest authorized lotto outlet or PCSO branch and present your winning ticket.
Winnings above PhP 5,000 but not exceeding PhP 20,000 can be claimed at the nearest PCSO branch office.
Lotto 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 step-by-step guide on claiming your Lotto prize.
PCSO Official Announcements & Press Releases
March 10, 2021– PCSO persuades everyone from buying tickets from entities claiming to be part of a supposed PCSO ‘online’ betting system. The agency states it does not have any such platform yet.
January 6, 2021– PCSO 6D and 4D Lotto draws have resumed.
July 20, 2020– PCSO annouced the resumption of its lotto operations starting 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 required by the TRAIN Law.
See more news and other press statements from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office on our Lotto News section.
PCSO Medical/Financial Assistance Program
Filipino 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.
Go here for detailed procedure in availing financial help through this program.
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