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Célébration 2020 RecapSix new millionaires and a whole lot of prizes!

Célébration 2020 RecapSix new millionaires and a whole lot of prizes!

Montréal, January 30, 2020 — Many Quebecers lucked out this year at Célébration 2020: no fewer than 103 winners took home prizes ranging from $5,000 to $1,000,000—for a total of close to $8.8 million in prizes. Among the winners are six newly minted millionaires, including one who was crowned on live TV. The lottery game has once again made a lot of people happy this year, and awarded an astounding number of prizes to the 41 players who got to attend the televised gala and to those who tuned in to it at home. With so many winners, it was a fabulous way to kick off the new year and Loto-Québec’s 50th anniversary celebrations! 

 

As of today, the $5,000,000 grand prize has yet to be claimed. Check your tickets—you might be a millionaire! 

 

Prizes won by ticket holders at home

Prize value

Prize type

Number of winners

$1,000,000

January 12 draw

5

$55,000

BMW X3

12

$50,000

Instant win

1

$40,000

Audi A3

25

$10,000

Instant win

5

$5,000

Trip

14

 

Prizes awarded on live TV

Prize value

Number of winners

$1,000,000

1

$100,000

2

$75,000 (surprise prize)

1

$50,000

3

$25,000

6

$20,000 (surprise prize)

1

$10,000

29

 

About Célébration

A holiday classic for 31 years now, the Célébration lottery has become a favourite among Quebecers due to the wide range of prizes it offers—including a chance for players to win $1,000,000 live on TV—and its star-studded televised gala. Since 1989, the Célébration gala has given audiences the opportunity to see over 240 of the most popular entertainers perform live.

 

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. In 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 88 prizes of $1,000,000 or more. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 23 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.

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Source:
Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

Information:
Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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