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COVID-19Expiry dates extended for certain lottery tickets

COVID-19Expiry dates extended for certain lottery tickets

Montréal, April 7, 2020 – In light of the measures Loto-Québec put in place to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, including the closing of its prize claim centres, the government corporation is extending the expiry date of certain lottery tickets.

 

As such, the expiry date of tickets for draw-based lottery games, instant games and sports betting sold by Loto-Québec that were set to expire between March 17 and September 17, 2020 inclusively will be extended by six months, giving ticket owners more time to claim their prize. Draw-based lottery tickets and sports betting tickets typically expire one year after the draw or event, while expiry dates for instant tickets are indicated on the Corporation’s website loto-quebec.com.

 

Owners of all winning tickets will be able to claim their prize as soon as Loto-Québec’s prize claim centres reopen or the retail sale of lotteries resumes.

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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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