Philippine Lotto Draw
The Philippine Lotto Draw is a television program in the Philippines. Produced by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office and it was originally aired in Associated Broadcasting Company (ABC) since 1995. The PCSO Lotto Draw decided to move to a government TV station and is now aired on National Broadcasting Network (NBN) since 1998.
Originally, there were two separate draws; one for Luzon and another for Visayas and Mindanao. A few years later, a single draw is made for all three. The machine draws 6 out of 42 numbers. To win a prize, the players must match from all 6 to at least 3 numbers. The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 5,245,786.
Mega Lotto 6/45
A later and improved version of the game above. The machine draws 6 out 45 numbers. The prize of matching numbers is slightly increased. The odds of making the jackpot are 1 in 8,145,060.
Super Lotto 6/49
An even later and more improved version making it more difficult. The machine draws 6 out of 49
numbers. Prizes for matching are increased even more. The jackpot odds are 1 in 13,983,816.
Formerly called 3 digits. Three machines are used. Each machine draws a number from a pool of 10 numbers (0-9). The odds of winning are 1 in 1,000.
Four machines are used. Each one draws a number out of 0-9. Winnings are 1 in 10,000
Six machines used. A number out of 0-9 will be
|drawn out of each. Winning odds are 1 in 1,000,000.|
The easiest game to win. Two machines are used. Each one draws 1 out of 31 numbers. A player wins by matching the 2 numbers in exact order. A player can also win second prize for matching not in exact order. The odds of getting exact order are in 1 in 961. The odds in random order are 1 in 496.
Lotto Draw Team
- Jun Andres
- Reynaldo Aslarona
- Rollie Chacon
- Ariel de Ocampo, draw coordinator
- Glessie delos Santos
- Edwin Gallardo
- Neptali Gigante
- Abner Hilario
- Manny Huang
- Bernie Lucido
- Eugene Muyot, assistant draw coordinator
- Cris Oligane
- Peter Oñate
- Enteng Kurikong, program coordinator