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Lotto bettor owes win to late father »

The lotto combination he “inherited” from his father turned him into a multimillionaire more than a decade later. A 61-year-old truck driver became P12.3 million richer after hitting the jackpot in the October 19 Megalotto 6/45 draw.

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2 win P88.7-M lotto pot »

FILE PHOTO Two bettors from Luzon will split the P88.7 million prize after hitting the jackpot in the 6/55 Grand Lotto draw on Saturday night, according to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office.

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Ex-PCSO officials Valencia, Aguas enter not-guilty pleas in plunder case »

(L) Former PCSO chairman Sergio Valencia and PCSO assistant manager for finance Benigno Aguas. KAREN BONCOCAN/INQUIRER.net Two of the co-accused the plunder case filed against former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and several other officials on Monday entered pleas of not guilty at the Sandiganbayan First Division.

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Int’l hunt for 3 in PCSO case »

doj-logo The Department of Justice has sought the help of the Interpol to locate three of 10 former officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) who have been charged with plunder together with former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Maid wins half of P51-M lotto jackpot »

pcso MANILA, Philippines—From maid to millionaire.   Half of the P51,241,667  jackpot of the 6/42 Lotto draw last Sept. 29 was apparently won by a 40-year-old helper from Paete, Laguna.   The teary-eyed, overjoyed maid, accompanied by her supportive employer, had gone on Wednesday to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office headquarters in Pasay City, to claim […]

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Better for Morato to stay in hospital, says heart doctor »

FORMER PCSO chair Manuel “Manoling” Morato. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Director Manuel L. Morato will have to stay longer at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City where he is under hospital arrest until he is medically stable and safe, his cardiologist said Monday.

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Arraignment of Arroyo, others in PCSO plunder case set »

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. AP FILE PHOTO The Sandiganbayan on Monday set for Oct. 15 the arraignment of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Chairman Sergio Valencia and PCSO Assistant Manager for Finance Benigno Aguas for plunder in connection with their alleged misuse of the agency’s P366-million intelligence and confidential fund.

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Arroyo arraignment set on Oct. 15 »

Former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. FILE PHOTO The Sandiganbayan on Monday set the arraignment of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, now Pampanga Representative, on October 15 in connection with the plunder case filed against her.

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Ex-PCSO director Morato fires back »

Top officials of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) used nearly P40 million in “leftovers” from the controversial P325 million in the agency’s intelligence funds when they took over in mid-2010, according to former PCSO Director Manuel L. Morato.

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2 of Arroyo’s coaccused surrender, another may have left country »

Two of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s coaccused in the plunder case stemming from the alleged misuse of P325 million in intelligence funds of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) surrendered to the police late Thursday.

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