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$1,000,000 A wedding is in the plans for a young Côte-Nord couple thanks to a Maxmillions prize!

$1,000,000 A wedding is in the plans for a young Côte-Nord couple thanks to a Maxmillions prize!

Montréal, October 29, 2018 – Côte-Nord residents Annie Mestokosho and Adam Mestenapéo-Tooma brought home $1,000,000 at the Lotto Max draw of October 19.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Maxmillions
  • Claim date: October 19, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Côte-Nord
  • Retailer: Station-service Huronne Wendat (2909, rue de la Faune, Wendake)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000
  •  Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City



  • “So many zeroes!” said Ms. Mestokosho when she had her ticket validated.
  • Tears of joy were shed when the couple claimed their cheque at Loto-Québec’s offices in Québec City on Monday, October 22.
  • Thanks to their stroke of luck, the couple intends to get married and take Ms. Mestokosho’s dream vacation to Greece.


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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