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$1,000,000Montérégie resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Québec Max

$1,000,000Montérégie resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Québec Max

Montréal, October 27, 2017 – Montérégie resident Pierrette Boisvert won $1,000,000 at the Québec Max additional selections draw of October 20.



  • Lottery: Québec Max
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: additional selections
  • Draw date: October 20, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Voisin (1585, rue Dunant, Sherbrooke)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Ms. Boisvert knows all about Double Jeu Max! She has been playing it on a regular basis for a very long time, and always takes a Quick Pick.
  • She bought two tickets for the October 20 draw and asked her sister to choose one.
  • As luck would have it, Ms. Boisvert was left with the winning ticket… and became a millionaire thanks to Québec Max!
  • She was all smiles when she came to claim her winnings at Loto-Québec.
  • She is already sure of one thing: renovating her house!


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 24, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 89 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 108 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 25 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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