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Lotto MaxFormule groupe: 18 Montérégie co-workers split $1,000,000

Lotto MaxFormule groupe: 18 Montérégie co-workers split $1,000,000

Montréal, June 26, 2018 – A group of 18 Montérégie co-workers won a million-dollar prize at the June 8 Lotto Max draw. A total of 18 of the 20 shares have been claimed to date. The two others will surely be claimed soon.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto Max using Formule groupe
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Maxmillions
  • Draw date: June 8, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Chaput (3426, rue Elizabeth, Saint-Hubert)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • The 18 childcare workers only formed their lottery group of 20 people three weeks ago, and they have already won big with a Maxmillions prize. The lucky winners played using Formule groupe.
  • On June 12, eight of the winners came in receive their cheque, celebrating by rolling around in the confetti on the floor!
  • The winners have a variety of plans in mind. Vacations, buying new cars and houses are but a few.


The winners:


  • Rosario Eudilia Abanto
  • Brigitte Avadra
  • Marie-Claude Beauchamp
  • Mélanie Carmel
  • Thérèse Côté
  • Murielle Désourdy
  • Nicole Desrochers
  • Claire Michel El-Jalkh
  • Sylvie Girard
  • Natasha Gosselin
  • Vicky Guillemette
  • Marie-Thérèse Losier
  • Delmira Esther Ochoa
  • Manon Pelletier
  • Carole Provencher
  • Jocelyne Roy
  • Claudette Saulnier
  • Mélanie Turp





Lottery prize payments in gaming halls and casinos

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 June 19, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 74 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 60 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 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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