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$1,000,000A Montérégie resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Québec Max

$1,000,000A Montérégie resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Québec Max

Montréal, March 12, 2020 – Montérégie resident Réjean Lefebvre won $1 million in the February 28 Québec Max draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Québec Max
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: 7/7
  • Draw date: February 28, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Proxim (97 Rue Lachapelle E., Saint-Rémi)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Réjean looked up the draw results the morning after the draw.

  • As he’s been playing the same combination for several years, he immediately recognized the numbers he knows by heart.

  • The lucky winner’s mom went along with him to claim the prize at Loto-Québec’s offices. She was deeply touched when her son said he would have renovations done to her house to adapt it to her needs and buy her a new car.

  • As for the winner, he plans to invest the money so as to enjoy this surprise influx of cash for as long as possible.


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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