For the month of January 2020, the PCSO Lotto and Digit games earned a total sales receipts of Php1,849,344,600.00. The registered sales for the period is 9.58% slightly lower than the Php1,930,393,950.00 combined sales of Lotto and Digit games in January 2019. Lotto games posted a total of Php942,308,010.00 sales with Ultra Lotto 6/58 leading the pack with Php295,415,580.00 followed by Mega Lotto 6/45 Php 182,195,620.00, Super Lotto 6/49 Php162,879,350.00 then Grand Lotto 6/55 Php152,721,780.00 and Lotto 6/42 registering Php149,095,680.00 sales. PCSO Digit games generated a total of Php907,036,580.00 during the month of January 2020 selling period with the 3 Digit leading the way with a total of Php382,705,210.00 receipts followed by the 2 Digit Php466,806,140.00, 4 Digit Php36,550,180.00 and the 6 Digit Php20,975,050.00 net sales. Lotto games include Lotto 6/42, Mega Lotto 6/45, Super Lotto 6/49, Grand Lotto 6/55 and Ultra Lotto 6/58 and Digit games are the 2D, 3D, 4D and 6D.
The increase in sales is attributed to the uninterrupted increase in jackpot prize, since there have been no winners yet for the mentioned games. Deemed as the Agency’s lifeblood and its main source of income, PCSO is optimistic that its Lotto and Digit games will regain their positions and sales revenue will remain on target for 2020.
Despite the sudden transition on its medical assistance program brought by the implementation of the Universal Health Care law, PCSO remains to be the only government-owned and controlled corporation which supports institutional partners, local government units and hospitals thru its health and welfare-related programs such as Ambulance Donation, Medical and Dental Mission, Medicine Donation and Mandatory Contributions.