President Benigno Aquino III said on Wednesday that he is not going to buy tickets for the 6/55 Grand Lotto draw of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) draw Wednesday night which had an estimated jackpot prize of P375 million.
President Aquino told reporters during a chance interview after the opening ceremony of the Radisson Blu Hotel in this city, he does not even know how to play it (Lotto).
”I do not know how to play the system (Lotto) actually,” the President said when asked if he is also interested in trying his luck for the estimated P375 million 6/55 grand lotto draw tonight.
Some five senators have shown their interest to try their luck in the grand lotto draw which has an estimated P375 million jackpot prize.
According to PCSO chairperson Margie Juico, this is the biggest jackpot prize in the history of lottery draw in the country.
Meanwhile, President Aquino also said that he will talk personally to PCSO chair Juico regarding some issues on the PCSO particularly the transfer of its office from the old building in Quezon Institute (QI) along E. Rodriguez Avenue in Quezon City to the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in CCP complex, Pasay City.
””I was trying to contact the PCSO chair. Unfortunately I was not able to contact her. She gave me a message yesterday and I want to get in touch with her in person.