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$15,000,000A Montréal resident walks away with the Lotto Max jackpot

$15,000,000A Montréal resident walks away with the Lotto Max jackpot

Montréal, October 31, 2017 – Montréal resident Alain De Bellefeuille won the $15,000,000 jackpot at the Lotto Max draw of October 27.



  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize won: $15,000,000
  • Category: jackpot
  • Draw date: October 27, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: O’Dep (7999, boulevard des Galeries d’Anjou, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $150,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • When he heard on the radio that the October 27 Lotto Max jackpot worth $15,000,000 was purchased in Anjou, Mr. De Bellefeuille decided to check his ticket.
  • After seeing the results in the paper, he realized that he had THE winning ticket!
  • Son seul projet pour l’instant est de faire des placements.



  • “Winning gives you a sense of security” stated the winner.
  • “I never saw this coming!” he added.


Lottery prize payments in gaming establishments

Lottery winners may claim their prizes at the Trois-Rivières and Québec City gaming halls, Loto-Québec’s Montréal and Québec City offices, or at the Casino de Montréal, Casino du Lac-Leamy, Casino de Charlevoix or Casino de Mont-Tremblant. All details are on the You’ve won? page of the Lotteries site.


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 31, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 92 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 111 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 26 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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