A redditor did the math if you want to bet on all Ultra Lotto 6/58 tickets

As of the time of this writing, no one has won the Ultra Lotto 6/58 jackpot yet. The prize has now increased to P903,290,152.

In an Ultra Lotto 6/58 draw, six numbers are obtained from a drum with 58 balls. If you match the six numbers then you win the jackpot prize. If you partially match some of the numbers, you win a smaller fixed prize.

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Now, you might think that this legendary prize is enough for you to try to bet on every combination. Before you do that, a redditor named NotAikoYumi did the math and shed some light on this.

Source: Screenshot from reddit.com

The Ultra Lotto 6/58 is drawn every Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday. Ticket price is at P24. The initial jackpot starts at P50,000,000 and the pool grows bigger every time there is no winner.

This P903,290,152 is the biggest so far. The last biggest win was P741 million in the Grand Lotto jackpot in 2010. A Filipino balikbayan from Olongapo City won that huge money pot.

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