Mandaluyong City. PCSO Lotto in its twenty-six years of existence has changed the lives of 2,249 jackpot winners from all of its games taking home Php54,716,837,090.47 and at the same time has significantly contributed to the nation’s medically inclined assistance and requests of millions of Filipinos.
The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office is the only unique agency wherein it gives back to the public through its vast array of charitable programs produced from its gaming products, particularly with its lottery line.
In March of 1995 Lotto 6/42 was inaugurated. It was at that time the only lottery game in the country which paved the way for other games in the coming years. Its success echoed globally as the Philippines immediately became a member of the World Lottery Association, and on the same year produced fifty one (51) new local millionaires taking home a jackpot total of Php565,177,043.00.
The following year 1996, PCSO has produced 85 new millionaires from its Lotto 6/42 game with jackpot hits totalling to Php965,809,963.00. It was a follow-up success to the first year of the 6/42 Lotto game.
In 1997 the Megalotto 6/45 was inaugurated and immediately caught the attention of the growing number of lotto patrons by making eight new millionaires taking home jackpot totalling Php223,387,192.70.
The millennium year 2000 brought along PCSO’s launching of the Superlotto 6/49 wherein in its initial year has produced one jackpot winner taking home Php56,960,778.80.
A steady fund generation has now supported the agency’s funding of its program distribution through the charity sector in partnership with institutions, hospitals, Local Government Units, and other government and non-government organizations.
In 2010, PCSO launched the Grandlotto 6/55 game and immediately made three instant millionaires with jackpot prizes totalling to Php921,660,577.20
2015 was the year PCSO inaugurated its 5th installment of Lottery games called the Ultralotto 6/58. It presently holds the largest initial jackpot prize due to the increased numbers probability before it can be won. On the same year, the game immediately produced two jackpot winners, taking home Php327,977,308.00.
As of today, 14 October, 2021, PCSO has produced 995 jackpot winners from the Lotto 6/42 with a total amount Php12,800,275,565.43. 816 total jackpot winners were produced from the Megalotto 6/45 amounting to a total Php16,121,564,211.94 from the time it was launched, 326 jackpot winners from the Superlotto 6/49 with total jackpot prizes totalling to Php13,572,461,788.50, 88 total jackpot winners from the Grandlotto 6/55 with jackpot prizes totalling Php8,574,599,216.80 and 24 jackpot winners with jackpot prizes totalling Php3,647,936,307.80.