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Someone is half a million dollars richer—just in time for the holidays!Last chance to claim two prizes, including one of $500,000

Someone is half a million dollars richer—just in time for the holidays!Last chance to claim two prizes, including one of $500,000

Montréal, November 26, 2019 Your dream of finding half a million dollars under the Christmas tree may have already come true! Don’t wait to check your tickets, as you may have been the lucky winner of $500,000 for all these months without knowing it! Loto-Québec is currently looking for the owners of two winning tickets—one for $500,000 and the other, for $250,000—respectively bought in the Capitale-Nationale region, and the regional county municipality of Joliette. The prizes will be forfeited if they are not claimed in the next few days. So get out those tickets!


What’s more, three $1,000,000 prizes have yet to be claimed. The winning tickets were purchased in the Laurentides, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, and Gatineau regions.


To see the list of unclaimed prizes of $100,000 or more, please go to the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com.


Details on unclaimed prizes:


$1,000,000 – Lotto 6/49                                    

Administrative region: Montérégie (Salaberry-de-Valleyfield)

Draw date: November 16, 2019

Prize category: guaranteed prize
Winning selection: 66567178-02

Claim deadline: November 15, 2020

$1,000,000 – Extra                                    

Administrative region: Laurentides

Draw date: July 24, 2019

Prize category: 7/7
Winning selection: 5823177

Claim deadline: July 23, 2020

$1,000,000 – Québec Max   

Administrative region: Outaouais (Gatineau)

Draw date: July 5, 2019

Prize category: Additional selection
Winning selection: 02 09 10 16 25 29 49
Claim deadline: July 4, 2020

$500,000 – Lotto Max

Administrative region: Capitale-Nationale (Québec City)

Draw date: November 30, 2018

Prize category: Maxmillions share

Winning selection: 22 35 38 41 42 43 44

Claim deadline: November 30, 2019

$250,000 – Lotto 6/49                   

Administrative region: Lanaudière (regional county municipality of Joliette)

Draw date: December 1, 2018

Prize category: guaranteed prize (Formule groupe ticket)

Winning selection: 65811996-01

Claim deadline: December 1, 2019


Unclaimed prizes: More information

  • Winners have 12 months following the draw to claim their prize.

  • Loto-Québec informs lottery ticket buyers when a prize over $100,000 has still not been claimed after several weeks. 

  • Please go to the section of lotoquebec.com to see the list of prizes of $100,000 or more that have yet to be claimed.

  • Press releases and social media messages related to these unclaimed prizes may also be issued.

  • Unclaimed prizes are redistributed to players in the form of bonus prizes and special draws.


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. Between January 1 and November 25, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 78 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned 71 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 22 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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