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Québec 49Wanted: $2,000,000 winner!

Québec 49Wanted: $2,000,000 winner!

Montréal, October 6, 2017 – It’s time to start checking your old tickets because Loto-Québec is looking for a winner of the Québec 49 grand prize of $2,000,000 at the draw of September 6. The winning number for this draw is 02-03-12-29-40-43 (07). The ticket was purchased in the Outaouais region.


To claim a prize, winning ticket holders must contact Loto-Québec’s customer service at 1-866-611-5686 to make an appointment to claim their prize at a Loto-Québec Winner’s Payout Centre, either at head offices in Montréal or Québec City, at the Québec City or Trois-Rivières gaming hall, the Casino de Montréal, Casino du Lac-Leamy, Casino de Charlevoix or Casino de Mont-Tremblant by 4:30 p.m. within one year of the draw date.


The window is closing

The deadline for claiming two winning Lotto 6/49 tickets is coming fast. A $133,609 prize won in the Estrie region at the November 23, 2016 draw as well as a $243,479 prize won in the Capitale-Nationale region at the December 10, 2016 draw have yet to be claimed. The lucky winners have, respectively, until November 23, 2017 and December 11, 2017, before 4:30 p.m., to come claim their big cheque.

What’s more, a major prize of $200,000 won in the Laurentides region at the Extra draw of May 5, 2017, is still unclaimed.



About the unclaimed prizes


Product name: Québec 49

Draw date: September 6, 2017

Unclaimed amount: $2,000,000

Prize category: Grand prize

Administrative region: Outaouais

Winning number: 02-03-12-29-40-43 (07)

Claim deadline: 6 septembre 2018


Product name: Lotto 6/49

Draw date: November 23, 2016

Unclaimed amount: $133,609

Prize category: 5/6+B

Administrative region: Estrie

Winning number: 06-12-13-21-31-42 (22)

Claim deadline: November 23, 2017




Product name: Lotto 6/49

Draw date: December 10, 2016

Unclaimed amount: $243,479

Prize category: 5/6+B

Administrative region: Capitale-Nationale

Winning number: 03-37-40-41-47-49 (06)

Claim deadline: December 11, 2017


Product name: Extra, using Formule groupe

Draw date: May 5, 2017

Unclaimed amount: $200,000

Prize category: Grand prize

Administrative region: Laurentides

Winning number: 5542277

Claim deadline: May 7, 2018



Unclaimed prizes: More information

  • Loto-Québec systematically informs lottery ticket buyers when a $100,000 or more prize has not been claimed.
  • A page listing unclaimed prizes worth $100,000 or more is displayed on Loto‑Québec’s Lotteries website.
  • Additional press releases and messages on social media are issued as needed before the claim deadline.
  • Any unclaimed prizes are redistributed to players in the form of bonus prizes and special draws.



About Loto-Québec

Loto-Québec’s mission is to responsibly and efficiently manage games of chance in a controlled and measured fashion, in the interest of all Quebecers. Entertainment is at the heart of its activities. From January 1 to October 3, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 86 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 104 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 24 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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