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$1,000,000Winner waits nearly a month before claiming his Lotto Max prize!

$1,000,000Winner waits nearly a month before claiming his Lotto Max prize!

Montréal, December 21, 2018 – Centre-du-Québec resident Martin Gallant won a million dollars at the Lotto Max draw of November 23. He knew he had the winning ticket, but wanted to wait for his parents to be back in town to claim his winnings with his family.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Maxmillions
  • Claim date: November 23, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Centre-du-Québec
  • Retailer: Super C (2315, boulevard Louis-Fréchette, Nicolet)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head offices in Montréal



  • Martin Gallant thought long and hard about what he would do with his winnings. He decided to invest part of the money and use the rest to purchase houses, renovate them and resell them.
  • But most of all, the lucky winner plans on taking a trip.


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 December 18, 2018, Loto-Québec has paid out 135 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 104 millionaires. Gagnant à vie!, Grande Vie and Liste de vie! lotteries have provided 21 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Our big prize winners can be found on the Lotteries website’s Winners page.



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

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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