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$2,500,000Lotto 6/49: A new multimillionaire in the Montérégie area!

$2,500,000Lotto 6/49: A new multimillionaire in the Montérégie area!

Montréal, August 31, 2020 — Montérégie resident André Gailloux won a whopping $2,500,000, i.e. half of the jackpot in the December 4, 2019, Lotto 6/49 draw. The new multimillionaire says the windfall will help him and his spouse live more comfortably.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $2,500,000
  • Category: Jackpot (shared)
  • Draw date: December 4, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Guylaine (122 Rue George, Sorel-Tracy)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $25,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal


COVID-19: How to claim your prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec temporarily suspended in-person prize claims at its prize claim offices on March 18. Winners of prizes of $25,000 or more who have a physical lottery ticket should contact Loto-Québec’s customer service team.


Please note: Owners of physical lottery tickets with an expiry date between March 17 and September 17, 2020, inclusively who’ve won a prize will have an additional six months to claim it. The payment terms for prizes won on lotoquebec.com remain the same.


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 August 17, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 69 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 9 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.