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$3,500,000Capitale-Nationale: A winning Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased online

$3,500,000Capitale-Nationale: A winning Lotto 6/49 ticket purchased online

Montréal, October 26, 2018 – Capitale-Nationale resident Louis Roy won $3,500,000, his share of the October 20 Lotto 6/49 jackpot. This big win is the largest amount ever won with a ticket purchased on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website!


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49 (purchased on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website)
  • Prize won: $3,500,000
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Claim date: October 20, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City



  • A notification popped up on Mr. Roy’s phone informing him he had won $3,500,000.
  • The dubious new millionaire awaited the call confirming his big win.
  • He went to Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City to gleefully claim his prize.



  • Mr. Roy is thrilled that he’ll be able to provide his family with a bright future.


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 23, 2018, Loto-Québec has paid out 120 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 100 millionaires. Gagnant à vie!, Grande Vie and Liste de vie! lotteries have provided 20 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity.


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

Renaud Dugas
Senior Press Relations and Public Affairs Advisor

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