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$14,061,516 A Chaudière-Appalaches couple wins the Lotto 6/49 jackpot!

$14,061,516 A Chaudière-Appalaches couple wins the Lotto 6/49 jackpot!

Montréal, December 4, 2020 — Alice Vien and Marcel Landry, a couple from Chaudière-Appalaches, took home the $14,061,516 jackpot in the November 18 Lotto 6/49 draw. After checking the draw results of their favourite lottery game, and seeing the numbers that they usually play, the lucky winners realized they’d won a whopping amount of money.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $14,061,516
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: November 18, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Retailer: Épicerie St-Romuald (210 Rue de Saint-Romuald, Lévis)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $140,615.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Quebec City



  • Alice read about the draw results in the newspaper the day after the draw.
  • With her eyes riveted on the winning combination, she immediately recognized the numbers that her and her husband have been playing for the past few years.
  • Without even knowing how much money they’d won, she quickly went to wake up her husband. She told him that they’d maybe won $1,000,000.
  • The couple, who were very excited at that point, found out that they’d won $14,061,516 when they called Loto-Québec. “We couldn't believe it!” Alice laughed, a few days before they came to claim their prize. 
  • The winners, who are retired, say they have every intention of enjoying their windfall with family.


A video of the winners is available on Loto-Québec’s YouTube channel:

Un couple de Chaudière-Appalaches rafle le gros lot de 14 061 516 $ au Lotto 6/49!


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 1, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 103 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

Marie-Pier Leboeuf
Media and Public Affairs


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