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$1,000,000 Québec Max: Capitale-Nationale residents win a major prize with a group-play ticket!

$1,000,000 Québec Max: Capitale-Nationale residents win a major prize with a group-play ticket!

Montréal, December 10, 2020 — Five residents from the Capitale-Nationale region who played as a group split a $1,000,000 prize, which they won in the October 27 Québec Max draw. Lady Luck smiled on this group of strangers which they formed at the last minute!


While some members of the group say they plan to buy a new home or a new car, others say they plan to invest their winnings.


In summary

  • Lottery: Québec Max (with a five-share group-play ticket)
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Additional selections
  • Draw date: October 27, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Retailer: Marché Express Beauport (625 Rue Clémenceau, Québec)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Quebec City

The winners

  • Jacques Girard
  • Lise Côté and Gaétan Lareau
  • Younes Amine Liaoui
  • Vuthean Pech
  • Doris Tremblay Payette


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 has reopened its prize claim offices in Montréal and Quebec City by appointment only, and only for prize claims amounting to $10,000 or more. Right now, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $10,000 is by mail. Prizes amounting to $600 or less can be claimed at any Loto-Québec retailer.


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 December 6, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 105 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 14 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

Marilyne Desrochers
Communications Advisor

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