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$550,741A Montréal woman wins big on lotoquebec.com

$550,741A Montréal woman wins big on lotoquebec.com

Montréal, December 21, 2020 — On November 13, Montréal resident Qiao Kun Jiang won the $550,741 MegaJackpots CleopatraTM progressive jackpot on Loto-Québec’s gaming website, lotoquebec.com.


In summary

  • Game: MegaJackpots CleopatraTM
  • Prize: $550,741
  • Win date: November 13, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Claim date: November 25, 2020



  • Qiao Kun was playing MegaJackpots CleopatraTM in her room one Thursday night. When she realized that she’d landed all the MegaJackpots symbols in a row, she started running around screaming for joy.
  • She was very excited—she’d just won $550,741!
  • She waited until the next day before sharing the good news with her sisters, who live in China.
  • At first, they didn’t believe her! The Montrealer can’t wait to send them a photo of herself picking up her cheque as proof.
  • She says she plans to buy a house and spoil her loved ones with her windfall.


A video of the winner is available on Loto-Québec’s YouTube channel.

MegaJackpots : Qiao Kun gagne un gros lot progressif


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 20, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 108 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 16 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

Samuel Larochelle
Public Affairs Advisor

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