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PCSO: Rumors of lotto fixing not true


“Not true,” the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said in a statement on Friday, brushing off allegations of “ghost” or nonexistent winners for Monday’s Grand Lotto 6/55 game, which included a solo win for the nearly P250-million jackpot prize.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

PCSO chair: ‘Ghost’ P250M lotto winner report ‘malicious’

A screengrab of the viral Facebook post from Filipino’s Patriotism which claimed no one won the P250 million lotto jackpot prize

The chairperson of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) dismissed reports that no one won the P249.8 million jackpot last Monday.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Muntinlupa woman claimed P249M lotto prize, says PCSO GM


Amid allegations that the lottery draw last Monday was rigged, officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) claimed a 59-year-old female office worker from Muntinlupa City on Thursday took home her winnings worth P249.8 million.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 win lotto jackpot on April Fool’s Day


It was April Fool’s Day last Tuesday, but for two lotto bettors it was no joke that it was their life-changing lucky day.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

CA upholds lower court decision favoring thermal paper supplier

The Court of Appeals. FILE PHOTO

The Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the Makati Regional Trial Court favoring the Australian firm TMA Group of companies over the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in connection with a 25 year joint venture agreement for the supply of thermal paper to all lotto outlets in the country signed in 2009.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Ex-PCSO exec in plunder case surrenders


A former official of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) on Monday surrendered himself before the Sandiganbayan and asked that he be arraigned for plunder.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Lawmakers cool to more ‘jueteng killer games’


Some lawmakers sound like they want to have their cake and eat it, too.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Lone winner pockets P155-M Grand Lotto jackpot


One person will be sleeping happier, and richer, tonight.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

PCSO appeals refund of P54M bonus


The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said it would appeal the decision of state auditors to disallow more than P54-million worth of bonuses the agency granted to its officers and employees in 2012 but it will comply with the “final verdict” of the Commission on Audit (COA).

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Arroyo insists on bail in PCSO plunder case

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. FILE PHOTO

The new defense counsel of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is seeking a reversal of the Sandiganbayan’s previous order denying her petition for bail, saying that the evidence of guilt against her is weak.

Posted: January 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Court tells lotto paper firm to deliver to PCSO

A Regional Trial Court has ordered the delivery of thermal paper to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) by an Australian firm, saying a further delay in the delivery could disrupt the PCSO’s lottery operations nationwide.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Lottery earnings to help storm survivors

PRESIDENT Aquino hands out bottles of water and food items to survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on Nov. 18, during his visit to Tacloban City. MALACAÑANG PHOTO

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is encouraging more people to play lotto games as it has pledged half of the charity fund it would generate from its lotto sales nine days before Christmas to survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in nine areas in the Visayas hardest hit by the storm.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

PCSO gives lotto funds to help quake areas

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) has released the lotto shares of cities and municipalities in Bohol and Cebu to help in their earthquake-relief efforts.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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