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Unclaimed prizesLoto‑Québec is looking for four millionaires

Unclaimed prizesLoto‑Québec is looking for four millionaires

Montréal, January 22, 2020 Now that holiday fever is over, it’s time to check your pockets and purses for any forgotten lottery tickets. Will you start off the year richer than you thought? Loto-Québec is asking for the media’s help in finding four millionaires who have yet to claim their prize several weeks after the draws, including one for $2,500,000 and three for $1,000,000.


The lucky tickets were purchased in Sorel-Tracy, the regional county municipality of Maskinongé, the Laurentians and Gatineau.


A list of unclaimed prizes topping $100,000 is available in the Lotteries section on lotoquebec.com.


Below are details about the unclaimed prizes:


$2,500,000 – Lotto 6/49

Administrative region: Montérégie (Sorel-Tracy)

Draw date: December 4, 2019

Prize category: Jackpot
Winning selection: 02 03 04 10 21 43 (19)

Claim deadline: December 3, 2020

$1,000,000 – Extra

Administrative region: Mauricie (regional county municipality of Maskinongé)

Draw date: December 18, 2019

Prize category: Jackpot
Winning selection: 1357833

Claim deadline: December 17, 2020

1,000,000 – Extra

Administrative region: Laurentides

Draw date: July 24, 2019

Prize category: Jackpot
Winning selection: 5823177

Claim deadline: July 23, 2020

$1,000,000 – Québec Max

Administrative region: Outaouais (Gatineau)

Draw date: July 5, 2019

Prize category: Additional selection
Winning selection: 02 09 10 16 25 29 49
Claim deadline: July 4, 2020


Unclaimed prizes: More information

  • Winners have 12 months from the draw date to claim their prize.

  • Loto-Québec informs lottery ticket buyers when a prize of over $100,000 is yet to be claimed after several weeks. 

  • Unclaimed prizes of over $100,000 are listed in the section on lotoquebec.com.

  • Press releases and social media messages may also be issued.

  • Unclaimed prizes are redistributed to players in the form of bonus prizes and special draws.


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 million 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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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