MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announces the schedule of lotto games and Small Town Lottery (STL) for Holy Week 2023.
In an advisory on Facebook, PCSO said there will be no selling of tickets and no draws from Maundy Thursday (April 6) until Easter Sunday (April 9).
This means that for Monday to Wednesday (April 3 to 5), PCSO will hold regular draws.
PCSO will also resume regular operations on Monday, April 10.
Here’s the full schedule of lotto and STL operations this Lenten season.
|April 3, 2023||Holy Monday||Regular Selling/Draws|
|April 4, 2023||Holy Tuesday||Regular Selling/Draws|
|April 5, 2023||Holy Wednesday||Regular Selling/Draws|
|April 6, 2023||Maundy Thursday||No selling of tickets, no draws|
|April 7, 2023||Good Friday||No selling of tickets, no draws|
|April 8, 2023||Black Saturday||No selling of tickets, no draws|
|April 9, 2023||Easter Sunday||No selling of tickets, no draws|
|April 10, 2023||Monday||Resumption of operations|
Regular Schedule of PCSO lotto draws
|Lotto 6/42||Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday|
|MegaLotto 6/45||Monday, Wednesday and Friday|
|SuperLotto 6/49||Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday|
|GrandLotto 6/55||Monday, Wednesday and Saturday|
|UltraLotto 6/58||Tuesday, Friday and Sunday|
|3D, 2D Schedule||Selling Time||Draw Time|
|1st Draw||7:00 am to 1:45 pm||2:00 PM|
|2nd Draw||2:05 pm to 4:45 pm||5:00 PM|
|3rd Draw||5:05 pm to 8:00 pm||9:00 PM|
|Additional digit games||Schedule 9PM Draw|
|4D Lotto||Monday, Wednesday, Friday|
|6D Lotto||Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday|
Meanwhile, the departmentalized STL draws are held three times daily at 10:30 am, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm (Visayas) and 8:00 pm (Mindanao). It is applicable to areas where no localized STL draws are made.
PCSO reminders for bettors
1. Buy tickets only at authorized lotto outlets.
2. PCSO has no online betting platform nor online betting application. No betting thru text of calls.
3. On claiming of prize, make sure to present the winning ticket at PCSO authorized outlet, PCSO branch or PCSO main office depending on the amount of the prize.
PCSO protocols for bettors amidst COVID-19 pandemic
1. No facemask, no bet.
2. Strictly observe social distancing. Maintain one meter distance from other persons in the lotto outlet.
3. Bring your own pen to stop cross contamination.
4. Use hand sanitizers. Alcohol station is provided by the lotto outlet.
5. Place your payment in the money tray provided by the lotto agent.
6. Throw your used playslips in the trashcan.
7. Wash your hands with soap and water upon arriving home from the lotto outlet.
Bettors may also tune in to the live draws being streamed on PCSO official Facebook and YouTube accounts and the publication of official results (cotejo), summary of lotto results and history of most recent draws on PCSO website.
The Summit Express also have a dedicated team to update all PCSO lotto draws for today. You may also check this website for yesterday’s lotto results.
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— The Summit Express