MegaLotto 6/45 is another popular lottery game in the Philippines and was introduced on May 17, 1997 nationwide. You need to choose from 1-45, having the 6 digits correctly in any order get the jackpot prize. Live draws of 6/45 Mega Lotto are broadcasted over PTV4 and live streamed over pcso.gov.ph at 9:00PM every Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
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 = 45, r = 6
x = 45!/6!(42-6)!
x = 8,145,060
Minimum Jackpot Prize : 8,910,000.00 pesos
Numbers to be selected : 01 – 45
Combinations : 8,145,060
Money to bet : ₱162,901,200.00
The odds to get the jackpot prize are 1 of 8,145,060 combinations and you need to spend ₱162,901,200.00 to win the jackpot if the price per ticket is ₱20.00. Remember that winning above ₱10,000.00 is subjected to 20% tax.