6/45 LOTTO RESULT October 18, 2021 – Lotto Result Today

6/45 Lotto Result October 18, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) released the official and complete Mega Lotto winning combination today at 9pm.

Find out the 6/45 lotto result today below immediately after each official draw.

These are the verified and latest 6/45 Megalotto result for October 18, 2021:

Draw:6/45 Megalotto
Date:October 18, 2021
Today’s Results (in any order): 24-28-40-29-05-21
Updated Jackpot Prize: PhP 21-02-18-10-01-15
Jackpot Winners: 0 Winner(s)

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See also the following LATEST official results today:

In case you match all the six 6/45 Lotto winning numbers above in any order, you win the multi-million jackpot prize tonight!

6/45 Megalotto jackpot starts at Php 8.91 Million making it one of most popular lottery facilitated by PCSO since its introduction in 1997. The jackpot climbs up after each draw until a lucky player matches the winning combination in any order. Your chances of hitting the jackpot are 1 in 8,145,060.

PCSO conducts Lotto 6/45 draws on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays except during major holidays when draws are normally suspended.

PCSO is likewise conducting digit games in the country. Go here to access 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 Mega Lotto 6/45

PCSO uses a prize system for Mega Lotto 6/45 based on ‘pari mutuel’ wagering system. Parimutuel works by pooling all lottery bets in a certain draw, then split the pool by the total number of winners.

Below are the different prizes for each tier of the 6/45 Lotto payout table:

  • Getting six (6) out of the six (6) drawn numbers in any order wins you the latest jackpot prize for Lotto 6/45. The jackpot prize starts at PhP 8,910,000.
  • In case you got five (5) numbers of the winning number combination, you win a fixed prize worth PhP 32,000.
  • If your number matches four (4) out of the six (6) drawn numbers, you receive a fixed amount worth PhP 1,000.
  • If your combination matches three (3) out of the six (6) numbers drawn, you receive a prize worth PhP 30.

Note that winnings above PhP 10,000 are subject to 20% tax.

Previous PCSO 6/45 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

The table below shows the 6/45 winning numbers for the previous seven draws.

Lotto 6/45 DrawWinning NumbersJackpot
June 9, 2021
June 7, 202132-11-15-37-12-17Php 15.3 Million
June 4, 202129-32-02-27-06-43Php 12.1 Million
June 2, 202125-03-31-33-02-10Php 9.2 Million
May 31, 202139-17-38-23-08-33Php 8.9 Million
May 28, 202142-33-11-23-14-27Php 8.9 Million
May 26, 202123-43-29-32-36-04Php 181.6 Million

The table above is updated after each draw and should illustrate the Mega Lotto 6/45 winning combination past this article’s posting date.

Proceed to our 6/45 Lotto Result History page for a comprehensive list of past winning numbers.

How to Play Megalotto 6/45

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

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

  1. Go to the nearest PCSO-authorized lottery outlet and grab a betting card with Mega Lotto 6/45 logo.
  2. Mark six (6) numbers that will comprise your 6/45 Lotto combination. You can choose from numbers 1 to 45.
  3. Mark the Lucky Pick (LP) option if you have no combination in mind. This option instructs the system to randomly select the number combination for you.
  4. Improve your chances of winning the jackpot through the 6/45 Lotto System Play.
  5. If you want to join multiple draws, select the number of consecutive draws in the Draw panel.
  6. Pay the corresponding ticket price to the teller and get your printed lotto ticket.
  7. View the 6/45 Lotto Result after the scheduled draw to verify if your ticket matches the winning combination.

Each 6/45 Lotto 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 the 6/45 Mega Lotto ticket after placing your bet and to keep the ticket in a secure and dry place.

Do not iron, fold, wet or tamper with your 6/45 Megalotto ticket. Tickets are heat-sensitive and they have to be validated by the machine before you can claim your prize.

Watched the live Lotto draw broadcasted over PTV4 and livestreamed over pcso.gov.ph, PCSO Games Hub and Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Official Facebook page and PCSO Official YouTube Channel at 9:00PM.

New PCSO Rules to be Observed when Playing Lotto 6/45

Amidst this pandemic, PCSO imposed the following rules in all lotto outlets in the country.

  1. Make sure to wear face mask at all times. Players with no face mask will not be permitted to purchase 6/45 Lotto tickets.
  2. Observe physical distancing when placing 6/45 Lotto bets.
  3. Use your own pen when buying lotto tickets.
  4. Use the tray provided when handing out your bet slip and payment.
  5. Use disinfectants or alcohols before you leave the lotto outlet.
  6. Put away your used bet slip and old tickets into the garbage can.

6/45 Mega Lotto System Bets – How to Improve your Chances of Winning

6/45 Lotto System Bets allow players to pick more than the usual six (6) numbers per draw, thereby increasing their chances of winning the jackpot.

The system bets available in 6/45 Lotto are System 7, System 8, System 9, System 10, System 11, System 12 and System 5-Roll (System 5R).

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

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

In the case of System 5R, a bettor marks only five (5) numbers and—for the sixth number—pairs these off with each of the remaining forty (40) numbers, producing a total of 40 combinations.

Please note that the higher the number of combinations, the higher the overall ticket cost will be. The overall ticket cost is PhP 20 multiplied by the number of combinations produced.

See the full details of Mega Lotto system bets below.

6/45 Lotto System Play
You can increase your odds of winning the jackpot with the Mega Lotto 6/45 System Bets.

PCSO Major Lotto Draws Jackpot Prize Update

As of today, October 18, 2021, the following are the updated jackpot prize of the major lottery games of PCSO.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5858-19-35-46-30-10Php 360.9 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5550-43-33-23-27-14Php 140.9 Million
Super Lotto 6/4930-13-49-45-37-46Php 22.7 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4534-23-17-09-40-08Php 38.5 Million
Lotto 6/4235-19-36-40-04-24Php 12.3 Million

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

Aside from Mega Lotto 6/45, PCSO also facilitates today the draws for 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 4D Lotto, and Grand Lotto 6/55.

6/45 Lotto FAQs – Important Information about your Favorite PCSO game

What are the ways to win in 6/45 Lotto?

You win a prize in Mega Lotto by getting at least three (3) drawn numbers in any order. Bigger prizes awaits those who will match four (4), five (5) or six (6) winning numbers.

Matching three (3) of the winning number combination gives you PhP 30, four (4) matching numbers gives you a prize in the amount of PhP 1,000 while five (5) numbers wins you a fixed amount equal to PhP 32,000.

If you got all the six (6) numbers correctly, you receive the jackpot prize of at least PhP 8.9 Million.

You can increase your chances of winning by playing a system play. With this option, you can select up to 12 numbers per column in the play card, thereby generating up to 924 combinations.

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

Ticket cost shall be based on the overall number of created combinations.

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

These are the PCSO games scheduled for today: 2D Lotto (EZ2), 3D Lotto (Swertres), STL, 4D Lotto, Mega Lotto 6/45, and Grand Lotto 6/55.

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

Where can I see the official winning combination for 6/45 Mega Lotto today?

You can find the latest 6/45 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 6/45?

System 8 is the Megalotto 6/45 system bet that lets players to pick a total of eight (8) numbers instead of the regular six (6) numbers. This play type creates 28 combinations in all and costs PhP 560 (Php 20 x 28 combinations).

To play System 8, simply pick your preferred 8-number combination and then mark the number 8 in the SYS panel of the 6/45 Lotto bet slip.

How do I void an entry in the Lotto 6/45 play slip?

To cancel or disregard a specific 6/45 Mega Lotto number combination, mark the VOID directly below it before submitting the bet slip to the teller.

Please note that you can only void your 6/45 Lotto entry before purchasing the ticket. Any 6/45 Lotto number combination that has been printed by the terminal can no longer be voided or canceled.

How much does a Megalotto System 10 ticket cost?

System 10 is the 6/45 Mega Lotto system play that lets bettors to pick a total of ten (10) numbers instead of the default six (6) numbers. This play type creates 210 combinations in all and costs PhP 4,200 (Php 20 x 210 combinations).

To play System 10, simply select your preferred 10-number combination and then mark the number 10 in the SYS section of the 6/45 Lotto play card.

Where can I watch live 6/45 Lotto draws?

PCSO announces its live draws through PTV4 and its Facebook and Youtube accounts. Enthusiasts can also find 6/45 Lotto Results at Philippinepcsolotto.com and the Youtube channel PCSO Lotto Results Today.

How much does a 6/45 Lotto ticket cost?

A player can purchase the Megalotto 6/45 ticket for 20 Pesos per combination at the nearest authorized PCSO lotto outlet. This amount is inclusive of the Documentary Stamp Tax (DST).

Where do I go to claim my 6/45 Mega Lotto Prize?

If you are one of the winners of Mega Lotto 6/45 today, we suggest that you refer to the information below.

To claim Lotto 6/45 winnings below PhP 5,000, go to the 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 any PCSO branch office.

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.

Visit this page for a more detailed instructions on how to claim 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 alleged PCSO ‘online’ betting system. The agency states it does not have any such platform yet.

January 6, 2021– PCSO resumes its 4D and 6D 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– PCSO announces the return of the PhP 20 ticket price of its major games. Prices were previously raised to PhP 24 after the TRAIN Law took effect.

See more updates and other 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).

Applicants can download the application form through this PCSO article.

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