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The winner of the P55.6-million jackpot in the 6/49 Super Lotto game on January 10 is looking for a wife.

The 39-year-old native of Surigao del Norte said that for years, he cast aside the thought of getting married because he did not have a job and could not provide for his family.

With his future now secure, the man told a Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) official that he was now searching for someone to share his life—and his winnings—with.

According to PCSO General Manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas II, the man bagged the jackpot when he got the winning number combination of 14-15-16-21-26-45, which was picked for him by a computer.

He said the lucky bettor claimed his winnings Tuesday morning at the PCSO office in Pasay City.

“The man has been placing bets at least four times a week for the past eight years,” Rojas said.

“He did not marry because he does not have a job to support a family. But now, he plans to find a woman he will marry,” he added.

The man also told Rojas that he would spend part of his winnings to build a house.

His other plans include buying a car, setting up a business, putting the rest of the money in the bank.

Meanwhile, the winner of the 6/42 Lotto draw on January 12 also claimed his winnings Tuesday.

The 54-year-old man said that he would use the P19.3 million he won to build a house for his seven children.

He told the PCSO that at the moment, he was staying with his in-laws although he and his children plan to move out the minute they find a suitable house.


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  • Iggy Ramirez

    Moving out at the ripe age of 54? That is something.

    See! Moving out is more fun in the Philippines.

    • http://twitter.com/BaiFault Joeker

      you’re just lucky. you should count your blessings.

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

      iggy, has it occured to you that maybe he wasn’t moving out at age 54 because he (and his wife?) couldn’t afford to move out? or for other reasons. Who knows, baka yong tinitirahan ng lotto winner na yan now, eh sila naman ang mag “move in” sa kanya pag nakabili na sya ng malaking mansion na kasya silang lahat? :)

  • Tony B

    He did not have a job, but he gambled 4 times a week.

    Huh?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_DIACWXSIQDOVBWTJPVCBEDWNH4 art

      so are so bitter.. why cant u just be happy with his instant fortune? Mr holier than thou

      • Tony B

        @Art    I’m not trying to be “holier than thou”; far from it. I was just asking the question why/how anyone with no job and not able to support a family can/would gamble 4 times a week. I have a job and a family and plenty of money and I would not gamble that much.

        I’m happy he won…good luck to him….but I have no sympathy for people who complain about having no job and no money but will still gamble away what little they have.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6EF5PUVD7WK3V3XLP2FYAQZ4O4 Jomjom

        Do you think he will win if he did not gamble?

      • Tony B

        @yahoo-6EF5PUVD7WK3V3XLP2FYAQZ4O4:disqus

        In a word….No.

        Here’s a question for you – Do you think he would lose if he did not gamble?
        Most gamblers lose. He got lucky. Good for him.

      • batangpaslit

        hehehe…tumbok mo Bok

  • Tony B

    He did not have a job, but he gambled 4 times a week.

    Huh?

  • pedronimo

    Why doesn’t the PCSO do more draws when the pot has become huge. The more draws, the more winners, and the more winners the more happy people, di ba? When only one winner takes all the huge millions of money, he could even die from heart attack, or be victimized by unscrupulous people, if not forever be pestered by instant beggars from his kins.

    • PHtaxpayer

      I disagree…a lot of people like me won’t gamble if the pot is smaller.  Only real gamblers like to play regularly but many of the major-Lotto players are not real gamblers.  It’s the same as in other countries.

      • batangpaslit

        Taxpayer…i agree with your observation. The bigger the pot, it even attracts the non-gamblers.

      • pedronimo

        O ano, nanalo ka na ba? Napasaya ka na ba ng taya mo? Ayaw mo pa la na mas marami ang napapasaya ng pera nila? Attitude mo: soloista ka sa ligaya. Good luck.

      • PHtaxpayer

        nasaktan ka ata sa sinabi ko. sensitive ka masyado! LOL

    • batangpaslit

      you have a point, Bro. sana mabasa ng PCSO ang post mo. brilliant!

  • justbethankfull

    Don’t forget the PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENT my friend.

  • PHtaxpayer

    having been married and separated twice myself, I will tell you right now – marriage is over-rated!  he should just enjoy being single.  with his money he won’t have a problem finding women to keep him company.  haha

  • batangpaslit

    mag asawa? well..to find a good wife is a ‘gift’
    i just wonder, if the winner knows how to grow his money?
    i know many who became instant millionnaires, but lost their million after a couple of years.

  • randyaltarejos

    Just make sure that the one you marry is not a call girl. Otherwise, your millions will go to waste. Or your partner will get rich with nothing left for you. Be cautious and wise.

    • anaksapobre

      sakit na man nyang allusion mo sa mga cg…

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/XY4AW6ZJBAPIJ33L7KX6M3IOQI c

    got something about call girls, randy? di naman lahat sila ay tulad ng iniisip mo.

  • aldhins

    Ganyan kalaking pera baka kahit artista kakagatin ang alok pera pera lang :) pwedi naman  mag pa gwapo kay vicky bello hahhahaah iba na ang panahon now.

  • Ulipur

    Sa iyong paghanap, huwag mong ipaalam na nanalo ka sa lotto.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_KF2TCBJ2AUC7VIPR3TACWUGITE Rednaxela VD

    Tingnan mo nga naman utak Pinoy.. he should still try to get a job and be discreet about his win and prudent on his spending.  or else, it will all disappear in a flash.

    good luck to you, im sure you will find someone, or even beauty queens considering you’re a new millionaire

  • im_not_convinced

    wow true love….

  • CyberPinoy

    yan ang tama! wag magasawa kung hindi naman kaya buhayin.. I can see that this Guy is responsible enough, Goodluck to you Sir sana ang makita mo ay karapat dapat, payo lang wag mo muna ipapaalam na nanalo ka sa lotto  he he ..

  • quirinomayer

    May kilala ako diyan ng matagal ng milyonaryo dahil galing sa pamilyang ubod ng yaman at mas matanda nang di hamak sa nanalo ng lotto na ito dahil 50 na siya pero ayaw pa ring mag-asawa. Kunyari lang may idinedeyt at may girlfriend pero hinahayaang mag-asawa ng iba ang mga girlfriend kuno. Kung sabagay mas mabuti na yon kaysa maranasan ng asawa niya ang nangyari kamakailan kay KC.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OA3GZEWFB7K55ANOIDRDNMWS2A Josefino

      Na ano nanyari…na meron syang di kayang lunukin mula kay Piolo? OMG

    • paul_and_david

      Yan ba ay Medyo kalbo, naninigarilyo may kapatid na madaldal pa sa Loro, Walang naipasang batas sa congreso at senado ang proyekto nya ay manghuli ng multo kaysa asikasuhin ang problema ng Pilipino

    • kingsedulas

       maraming ganyan sa mundo pati na sa mga kadugo mo. anong makuha natin sa mga ganyang panlalait mo sa kapwa mo? sa ganyang komento mo sinasabi mo rin ang depekto mo.

    • anaksapobre

      hahaha…kilala ko yan a

  • stanfordmillbrand

    marami nang nananalo mula ng wala na sila FG ah. lols

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OA3GZEWFB7K55ANOIDRDNMWS2A Josefino

      Nababading na naman kay FG….Na-mimiss mo?

  • Patas

    Baka magulat at maglaway ka kapag natuklasan mo na ang hilig pala sa babae ng tinutukoy ninyo….sabagay wala kayong alam kungdi pumatol sa tsismis hahahahaha
    eh sa akin, first hand-info ng taong nagbabantay sa kanya ang sinasabi ko…

  • http://jaoromero.com/ Jao Romero

    he does not have a job but he bets 4 time a week. i’m sure his winnings will last him some years before all of it is squandered.

  • EVILCOUPLE

    Puede ba yung asawa ko.  heheheheeh

    • anaksapobre

      hahahaha….evil lolz/

  • maximo fabella

    Our belief in “swerte” luck continues.  It is part of the fatalism, we should try to erase
    in our thinking.”  We know we have had Manuel Uy for a long long time. What did he say,
    Setting Manuel Uy i realize, my state of florida, has many ways of gambling. There is
    Indian gambling casino, there is the dog tract, the horse tract, and now internet cafe
    gambling.  In this time of a bad economy gambling seems encouraged.  Me, i like to
    win, without buying a loto ticket.  Oh, before I forget, the state loto was promoted as a way
    to fund public education. Do you think, it is going to public education?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GUZISWUMVDD5QJUC7GBJKEM7XA prangka

    Does the winner accept same sex marriage:)?

    • Tatak_Nakaw_Arroyo

      Don’t forget to specify if he preferred oral or anal.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BN4RGMJXFOD6DKC2HM24M34K34 Bart

    Napaka-unprofessional naman ang forum na ‘to.

  • Pablo Juan

    New billionaire looking for a wife…. ends up a millionaire.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_W7KL7PIACPEHNTZ2LYJD7XUBZA bogs

    mag arkila ka na lang ng babae … mamaya nyan …. HUTHUTIN LANG NG BABAE AT NG PAMILYA NYA ANG MILLIONES MO … magugulat ka na lang balik pulubi ka ulit ….



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