6/45 LOTTO RESULT Today, October 20, 2021 – PCSO Results

6/45 Lotto Result October 20, 2021 – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) released the verified and complete 6/45 Megalotto winning numbers at 9pm today.

Updates of the 6/45 lotto result today are refreshed here while the actual draw happens.

The following are the official and up-to-date 6/45 Lotto result for October 20, 2021:

Draw:Mega Lotto 6/45
Date:October 20, 2021
Offical Results (in any order): 02-18-45-01-15-30
Jackpot Prize: PhP 24,530,622.40
Jackpot Winners: 0 Winner(s)

Reload this page for the updated results or proceed to our 6/45 Lotto Result History page for past results or here for other lotto result today.

See also the following UPDATED official results today:

Any person who matches the 6/45 Lotto winning combination above in any order wins the million peso jackpot prize tonight!

With an initial amount of 8.91 Million, the 6/45 Megalotto jackpot grows to bewildering amounts whenever no one is lucky enough to match all the six winning numbers drawn by PCSO. The odds of getting the jackpot are 1 in 8,145,060, one of the lowest among the lotto games offered by PCSO. However, this does not discourage lotto aficionados from trying their luck every draw. 6/45 Lotto has in fact become one of the most popular lottery in the country since its launch in 1997.

PCSO conducts live Mega Lotto 6/45 draws every Monday, Wednesday and Friday except when a prior official announcement is made. Cancellation of draws regularly takes place during major national holidays.

PCSO likewise holds digit games nationwide. View the EZ2 Result (2D Result), Swertres Result (3D Result), 4D Result, 6D Result and STL Result as well as the five multi-million peso 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 6/45 Mega Lotto Prizes

Prizes in Mega Lotto 6/45 are split proportionately to the winners of each prize tier. This is the reason why the minor prizes are sometimes lower than the standard amount.

The following are the different prizes for each tier of the Mega Lotto 6/45 payout table:

  • In case you matched six (6) numbers of the winning number combination in any order, you hit the jackpot prize for Megalotto 6/45. Its initial jackpot begins at PhP 8,910,000.
  • If you got five (5) numbers of the winning combination, you win the second prize worth PhP 32,000.
  • Getting five (4) out of the six (6) numbers drawn gives you a fixed amount worth PhP 1,000.
  • Getting three (3) out of the six (6) numbers drawn gives you a prize worth PhP 30.

Please remember that prizes above PhP 10,000 are subject to 20% tax.

Past PCSO 6/45 Lotto Results and Jackpot Prize

The list below contains the 6/45 winning combination 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

We regularly update the table above after the article is published to indicate the most recent 6/45 Megalotto winning combination.

Our 6/45 Lotto Result History section also shows a comprehensive summary of previous winning numbers.

How to Play Megalotto 6/45

Before you proceed, please remember that you must be at least 18 years old to play.

To play the Mega Lotto 6/45 game, follow these detailed steps:

  1. Go to the nearest authorized PCSO lottery outlet and grab a play card with Mega Lotto 6/45 logo.
  2. Select six (6) digits that will compose your 6/45 Lotto combination. You can select from numbers 1 to 45.
  3. Mark the Lucky Pick (LP) option in case you have no combination in mind. This option instructs the system to randomly pick the numbers for you.
  4. Optionally select one of the options in the 6/45 Lotto System Play. With this option, you can mark more than the usual six number combination.
  5. For multiple draws, choose the number of succeeding draws you want to join in the Draw section.
  6. Pay the total ticket price to the cashier and get your generated lotto ticket.
  7. See the 6/45 Lotto Result after the 9pm scheduled draw to see if you won a prize.

Each 6/45 Lotto number combination costs PhP 20. If you played any of the System Bets, the total bet 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 Lotto 6/45 ticket after placing your bet and to store the ticket in a secure and dry place.

Do not soak in water, fold or iron or write anything on your 6/45 Megalotto ticket except the portion designated for your signature. Tickets must be validated by the machine when claiming prizes.

You can even play your selected numbers up to six consecutive draws in advance by marking the preferred number of draws in DRAW column on the playslip. If an error is made, mark the VOID box to indicate that the board is cancelled.

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Additional PCSO Regulations 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. Bettors with no face mask will not be permitted to purchase 6/45 Lotto tickets.
  2. Observe social distancing at all times while in the outlet.
  3. Bring your own ball pen.
  4. Use the tray provided when handing out your betting card and payment.
  5. Use the disinfectant, hand sanitizer or alcohols provided before leaving the outlet.
  6. Put away your used playing card and non-winning tickets into the garbage bin.

Megalotto System Plays – How to Improve your Odds of Winning

You can increase 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 generates numerous combinations of your chosen numbers.

The system plays 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 bettor marks seven (7) numbers which produces a total of seven (7) combinations. With System 8, on the other hand, the bettor marks a total of eight (8) numbers producing a total of 28 combinations.

The more numbers marked, the higher the number of combinations generated. Same rule applies in System 9, System 10, System 11 and in 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 six-number combinations.

Note that the higher the number of combinations, the higher the total bet cost will be. The overall ticket price is PhP 20 multiplied by the number of combinations produced.

See the full details of Lotto 6/45 system bets below.

6/45 Lotto System Play
The odds of matching the 6/45 Lotto Result Today from PCSO improve with the Mega Lotto 6/45 System Bets.

Latest Jackpot Prize of Major PCSO Draws

As of today, October 20, 2021, the following are the latest jackpot prize of the major lotto draws of PCSO.

Lotto DrawLatest Winning NumbersJackpot Estimate
Ultra Lotto 6/5851-45-24-21-58-13Php 49.5 Million
Grand Lotto 6/5529-42-12-41-01-35Php 162.3 Million
Super Lotto 6/4919-15-48-46-40-36Php 35.4 Million
Mega Lotto 6/4501-23-38-08-17-30Php 52.1 Million
Lotto 6/4210-14-31-09-01-33Php 5.9 Million

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions – Everything you Need to Know about Mega Lotto

How to win a prize in Lotto 6/45?

You win a prize in Megalotto by getting at least three (3) winning numbers in any order. Higher 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 receive PhP 30. Four (4) out of six (6) gives you a fixed amount equal to PhP 1,000 while five (5) out of six (6) gives you a prize worth PhP 32,000.

Getting all the winning numbers gives you the jackpot prize worth no less than PhP 8.91 Million.

You can increase your odds of getting the jackpot by choosing up to 12 numbers using a system play. This type of bet creates a bigger number of combinations which ranges from 7 to 924 combinations.

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

The price of tickets in system plays depend on the total number of combinations produced.

What are the draws to be held by PCSO today, October 20, 2021?

The following 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.

Check the new PCSO lotto schedule here.

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

You can find the updated 6/45 Lotto result today here, or through our online accounts 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 6/45 Megalotto system bet that lets bettors 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, just pick your preferred 8-number combination and then mark the number 8 in the SYS section of the 6/45 Lotto betting card.

Who are permitted to play 6/45 Lotto?

PCSO only allows persons aged 18 and above to play the 6/45 Mega Lotto. Aside from the age requirement, some limitations such as the No Mask-No Betting system are also in place because of the current COVID-19 epidemic.

What is DST?

DST or Documentary Stamp Tax is a 20% tax imposed on PCSO lotto ticket prices by the government by virtue of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law (TRAIN Act).

PCSO began adding 20% DST on the prices of its tickets when the law came into effect in 2018. Thus, 2D (EZ2), 3D (Swertres), 4D and 6D Lotto ticket prices rose from PhP 10 to PhP 12 while the 6/42, 6/45, 6/49, 6/55 and 6/45 Lotto tickets went up from PhP 20 to PhP 24.

On July 18, 2020, PCSO returned the price of its major lotto games to Php 20.

Does PCSO have lotto draws during holidays?

PCSO normally cancels 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 finished early in the day.

Is it possible to select more than 6 numbers in Mega Lotto 6/45?

You can select more than 6 numbers by playing any of the system plays for 6/45 Megalotto. 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 mark only 5 numbers using the System 5R. Please remember that the total number of combinations is considered when computing the total ticket cost.

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

How do I claim my Lotto 6/45 Prize?

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

To claim Mega Lotto prizes below PhP 5,000, go to the 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 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 step-by-step guide on claiming your winnings.

PCSO News and Official Announcements

March 10, 2021– PCSO persuades everyone from buying tickets from entities 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 announces the resumption of 6-Digit and 4-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– PCSO reverts to the original ticket prices of its all major games. Ticket prices were previously increased to PhP 24 following the implementation of the TRAIN Act.

Read more updates and past official announcements from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office on our Lotto News page.

PCSO Medical/Financial Assistance Program

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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