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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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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