Chances of Winning the 6/49 Super Lotto in the Philippines


Super Lotto 6/49 is one of the most popular lottery games in the Philippines and introduced in public on July 16, 2000. Bettor needs to choose six numbers from 1 to 49. Live draws of 6/49 Super Lotto are broadcasted over PTV4 and live streamed over at 9:00PM every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The initial jackpot prize starts at ₱15, 840,000.00, if there is no winner the jackpot will increase in the next draw until somebody wins.

Chances of Winning the Lottery in the Philippines, Chances of Winning the 6/49 Super Lotto in the Philippines

We use the formula x = n!/r!(n-r)!
x = the total number combinations
n = the size of the number field
r = the amount of number to choose


n = 49, r = 6

x = 49!/6!(49-6)!
x = 13,983,816

Minimum Jackpot Prize : 15,840,000.00 pesos
Numbers to be selected : 01 – 49
Combinations : 13,983,816
Money to bet : ₱279,676,320.00

Super Lotto 6/49 registered the biggest jackpot prize in history with a whopping ₱347 million in February 2009.
The odds to get the jackpot prize are 1 of 13,983,816 combinations and you need to spend ₱279,676,320.00 to win the jackpot if the price per ticket is ₱20.00. Remember that winning above ₱10,000.00 is subjected to 20% tax.

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