Go to content

Press release

$1,000,000From Montréal to China, thanks to Lotto Max

$1,000,000From Montréal to China, thanks to Lotto Max

Montréal, September 25, 2017 – Montréal resident Gilles Gervais is the latest Loto-Québec millionaire. He pocketed a Maxmillions prize of $1,000,000 at the September 22 Lotto Max draw!



  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Maxmillions
  • Draw date: September 22, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Boni-Soir (183 Rue Notre-Dame, Repentigny)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Mr. Gervais has been playing Lotto Max since the lottery’s first draw.
  • He has been playing the same numbers from the beginning, numbers chosen at random for him by his daughter.
  • These lucky numbers ended up making him a millionaire!
  • The happy winner plans on taking a trip to China.



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 September 26, 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

All press releases