Chances of Winning the Lottery in the Philippines


The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is the principal government agency for raising and providing funds for health programs, medical assistance and other services. Established in 1934, the agency operates various lotto games, as well as other sweepstakes and charity activities such as ambulance donations, and housing projects for the underprivileged.

Chances of Winning the Lottery in the Philippines

The agency offers various Lotto games, such as the 6/55 Grand Lotto, 6/49 Super Lotto, 6/45 Mega Lotto, 6/42 Lotto, 6 Digit, 4 Digit, Swertres, EZ2 and the last lotto game that was established on February 7, 2015 the Ultra Lotto 6/58 . Lotto draws are held three times a week and the jackpot prize grows until someone matches all the winning numbers.

PCSO also operates various Instant Sweepstakes games, small-town lottery games, and Keno. All of these activities generate funds that are used to support charitable programs. Remember that in the Philippines all forms of gambling are taxable by 20%, based on the new Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, signed by former President Rodrigo R. Duterte.

Usually, most bettor’s choose their number from their family’s Birthdays and special event on their life, but how much percentage you will win the Jackpot prize? As bettors, do you know your chances to win the Jackpot prize or how many possible combinations in order you win? A rare event happened in the lotto history in the Philippines in which 433 lucky winner’s choose the same number and win the jackpot prize of ₱236,091,188.40 with the lucky number divisible by 9.

Saklap will show you how many possible combinations in order you to win the said jackpot prize in every category like UltraLotto, GrandLotto, SuperLotto, MegaLotto and the 6/42 Lotto.

  1. Ultralotto 6/58
  2. Grandlotto 6/55
  3. Superlotto 6/49
  4. Megalotto 6/45
  5. Lotto 6/42

You can click the link above to know the possible combinations in order you win at specific draw. This is not only applicable in the Philippines but in all lotteries in the world, we use permutation to solve the exact combinations.

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