The Absurd 6/55 Lotto Jackpot

The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) 6/55 Lotto jackpot has ballooned to an estimated total of 740 million pesos. It’s amazing how Filipinos gamble to get the jackpot. Who wouldn’t want that amount of money? Even a million pesos is already enough. Some would even settle with a hundred thousand pesos. Here’s the catch though. Taking into consideration the present condition of the nation which is poverty and hardship, why would PCSO still allow that amount of money as a jackpot prize?

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