Filipino engineer wins 2.4 million yen in online lottery


Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) – Manila engineer BJL (who prefers anonymity) enjoys playing local lottery games, but due to the lockdown he was unable to purchase tickets in person. In view of the numerous testimonials from previous winners and clients, he tried his luck at, the world’s leading online ticketing service.

And it paid off. In March 2021, BJL won a prize of $ 50,000 (2.4 million yen) at the American Powerball game.

Filipinos Can Win International Lottery Prizes

BJL purchased tickets online at LeLotter for the U.S. Powerball draw on March 10. One of its lines included 17, 18, 27, 37, 53 and the Powerball number 18. The numbers that appeared in the official draw were 17, 18, 37, 44, 53, while the Powerball number was 18. The BJL line matched four of the five main numbers as well as the extra Powerball number.

BJL was contacted immediately by TheLotter’s customer service team. “Then there is an email saying I won a jackpot! ” he said. BJL beat 1: 913,129 to win the Powerball Third Division Prize of $ 50,000 (2.4 million yen).

“Many Filipino players have won awards playing with,” said TheLotter spokesperson Adrian Cooremans. “In addition to those who won smaller lottery prizes, one of our biggest Filipino winners was a woman named Christina R. who won a Spanish La Primitiva prize of € 150,979.68 (8.8 million yen) in July 2016. “

Biggest jackpot this week

This week, Filipinos can try their luck at changing their lives at this week’s US Mega Millions Lottery featuring a jackpot of $ 430 million (20.5 billion yen) – currently the biggest lottery prize in the world. As BJL found out, you don’t have to travel to the United States to purchase American lottery tickets. Use the services of LeLotter, Filipinos can play Mega Millions online for a shot at that massive jackpot, regardless of which quarantine category their zones are in.

This is how it works


“When you play the lottery, you fill your tickets with your lucky numbers or choose numbers at random,” Cooremans explained. “Playing the lottery online is the same thing. AT LeLotter, you can choose from over 50 of the world’s most popular lotteries and decide how many lines and how many draws you want to play. In addition to regular tickets, you can join a lottery syndicate and play more lines at a reduced price. There are several options available. “

After a customer’s order is completed, TheLotter representatives will purchase official Mega Millions tickets on their behalf from an authorized lottery retailer. Tickets are scanned and uploaded to the customer’s account prior to the draw. Customer ownership of tickets is guaranteed and tickets are protected, for use in claiming prizes if they prove to be a winner. Jackpot winners may need to travel to the United States to claim their prize in person. TheLotter will help you organize your trip at their expense.

“The whole process is completely transparent and all transactions are recorded and easily accessible,” Cooremans said. “TheLotter makes money by adding a nominal service charge to the cost of the ticket. No commission is charged on winning tickets. The prize money won by our customers is entirely theirs!”

Real winners from all over the world

Over the years, TheLotter has paid out over $ 100 million in prizes to over six million winners around the world.

“Our biggest winners are a woman from Panama who won $ 30 million playing Florida Lotto in July 2017, and a man from Baghdad who won a jackpot of $ 6.4 million in August 2015 playing in Oregon Megabucks, ”Cooremans said.

“We don’t have a Philippines jackpot winner yet, but who knows. That could change during this week’s Mega Millions draw,” he added.

Residents of the Philippines interested in playing the Mega Millions Lottery online can get more details by visiting

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