Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Tailor claims P18-million lotto prize

June 29, 2011, 4:28pm

MANILA, Philippines — A tailor from Iloilo City on Tuesday claimed from the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) the P18,860, 232.60 he won in the June 23 6/42 lotto draw, PCSO General Manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas II said.

It was learned from the lone winner of the lotto jackpot is a 29-year-old father of two. He has been betting in the lotto for the past one year.

The PCSO does not identify lotto winners.

Last June 23, he bet P10 the combination 04-30-07-13-42-29. The man bought his ticket at a lotto outlet in GC Lumber, Real Estranzuela Street, Iloilo City.

According to the winner, he based the combination on the birthdays and ages of his family members.

As a new millionaire, the lotto winner plans to put up his own business and get an educational plan for his children.

Two bettors will share the P6,746,607 for the June 27 MegaLotto 6/45 draw. They are the latest winners under the said category, making them the 31st and 32nd MegaLotto 6/45 millionaires. The two winners have yet to claim their winnings.


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