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$1,000,000An Estrie residents becomes a millionaire thanks to Québec Max!

$1,000,000An Estrie residents becomes a millionaire thanks to Québec Max!

Montréal, February 26, 2018 – Estrie resident Adamo Altobelli won $1,000,000 at the February 9 Québec Max additional selections draw.



  • Lottery: Québec Max
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Additional Selections
  • Draw date: February 9, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Estrie
  • Retailer: Ultramar (1330, rue Dunant, Sherbrooke)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 prize, equal to 1% of the win.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Mr. Altobelli was visibly excited to come to claim his million dollars at Loto-Québec headquarters!
  • Still giddy from learning he had become a millionaire at Québec Max, he said he was up all night imagining all he could do with his winnings, even waking his wife to share the moment together.
  • The Estrie resident plans on keeping his two feet on the ground and take time to think things through.
  • Plans: get in shape, eat a healthy diet, travel and purchase an environmentally friendly car! He plans on continuing to work a few more years before retiring.



  • “Mr. Altobelli happily wistful gaze in his eyes as he told his story of his big win,” said Marie-Josée Laplante, with Customer Service at Loto-Québec.


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. In 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 107 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 132 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 29 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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