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$1,000,000 Lotto Max: An Outaouais resident wins a Maxmillions prize

$1,000,000 Lotto Max: An Outaouais resident wins a Maxmillions prize

Montréal, December 9, 2020 — Outaouais resident Claude Perron got the surprise of his life when he found out he won $1,000,000 in the December 1 Lotto Max draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Maxmillions
  • Draw date: December 1, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Outaouais
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Super 7 (250 Rue Papineau, Papineauville)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Prize claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal



  • Claude enjoys playing the lottery from time to time. His decision to buy a Lotto Max ticket was an impulsive one.
  • As it turns out, the decision paid off big time, since he won a Maxmillions prize in the December 1 draw!
  • The lucky winner says he plans to make the most of his win by buying a new car and making renovations to his home.
  • Also on his to-do list: write a book, and visit Tahiti and Canada’s west coast once circumstances allow.


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

Natacha Charland
Public Affairs Advisor

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