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$50,000,000Just in time for Black Friday: Six women celebrate their Lotto Max jackpot win

$50,000,000Just in time for Black Friday: Six women celebrate their Lotto Max jackpot win

Montréal, November 29, 2019 — There was much cause for celebration for six colleagues from the Montérégie region who won the whopping $50,000,000 jackpot in the November 26 Lotto Max draw.

The new multimillionaires celebrated their epic win—and talked about how they’re planning a girls’ night out—during a press conference held today, November 29 (on Black Friday of all days), at Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize: $50,000,000
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: November 26, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Du Coin (4949 Boulevard Gaétan-Boucher, Saint-Hubert)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $500,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal

 

The lucky winners:

  • Dominique Desroches

  • Lyne Gendron (group leader)

  • Josée Lareau

  • Christine Lavoie

  • Francine Lévesque Boily

  • Sandra Notargiovanni

 

Highlights

  • The six colleagues bought their Lotto Max ticket on a whim after seeing the size of the jackpot.

  • Lyne, the group leader, suggested that they each pitch in $5 and try their luck playing Lotto Max. 

  • After hearing that the winning ticket was purchased in Saint-Hubert, Lyne went to check their ticket at a retailer.

  • She immediately called everyone up to tell them the good news.

  • The women were all smiles when they came to pick up their $50,000,000 cheque on Black Friday!

 

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 26, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 79 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned 71 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 23 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.

 

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Source:
Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

Information:
Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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