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$2,000,000200X Multiplicateur: A Capitale-Nationale resident wins a top prize

$2,000,000200X Multiplicateur: A Capitale-Nationale resident wins a top prize

Montréal, August 20, 2020 — Capitale-Nationale resident Nicole Tanguay thought she’d won $20 when she checked her ticket. Then, she thought it might be $20,000. So it was a shock when the cashier told her that she’d actually won $2,000,000!


In summary

  • Lottery: 200X Multiplicateur
  • Prize: $2,000,000
  • Claim date: July 27, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Capitale-Nationale and Centre-du-Québec
  • Retailer: Épicerie Chez Paul (2060 Chemin de la Canardière, Québec City)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $20,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City



  • Thinking she’d won a small sum, a happy Nicole went to a retailer to claim her prize.
  • The cashier then informed her that her prize was too big to be paid to her on the spot.
  • When she heard this, the lucky lady thought she’d won $20,000, but no—she’d actually won the $2,000,000 top prize!
  • She immediately called her children, Francine and Denis Picard from the Centre-du-Québec and Capitale-Nationale regions respectively, to tell them that she’d share her prize with them.
  • They say they plan to buy a family home for all three of them to live in.


COVID-19: How to claim your prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, and to protect the health of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec has temporarily suspended in-person prize claims at its prize claim offices. 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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