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Check your tickets!Loto-Québec is looking for the $55,000,000 jackpot winner and three millionaires!

Check your tickets!Loto-Québec is looking for the $55,000,000 jackpot winner and three millionaires!

Montréal, November 18, 2020 Do you have lottery tickets that you still haven’t checked? You could be the winner of a whopping $55,000,000 and not know it! Loto-Québec is asking the media for help in finding the person who purchased the winning ticket for the October 30 Lotto Max draw in the regional county municipality of Collines-de-l’Outaouais.

What’s more, three $1,000,000 prizes, one $500,000 prize, and one $200,000 prize have yet to be claimed. The winning tickets were purchased in Gatineau, the regional county municipality of Thérèse-De Blainville, Laval, Saint-Hubert and Quebec City.

A reminder that, under the current circumstances, customers can check their tickets easily via lotoquebec.com and the Loto-Québec Lotteries app.

To see the list of unclaimed prizes of $100,000 or more, please go to the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com.


Unclaimed prizes:


$55,000,000 – Lotto Max

Administrative region: Outaouais (RCM of Collines-de-l’Outaouais)

Draw date: October 30, 2020

Prize category: Jackpot
Winning selection: 19 20 23 31 37 46 48
Claim deadline: October 30, 2021

$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: January 3, 2021

$1,000,000 – Extra

Administrative region: Laurentides (RCM of Thérèse-De Blainville)

Draw date: July 24, 2019

Prize category: Grand prize
Winning selection: 5823177

Claim deadline: January 22, 2021

$1,000,000 – Extra

Administrative region: Laval

Draw date: October 9, 2020

Prize category: Grand prize
Winning selection: 7746780

Claim deadline: October 9, 2021

$500,000 – Lotto Max

Administrative region: Montérégie (Saint-Hubert)

Draw date: January 7, 2020

Prize category: Maxmillions (shared)
Winning selection: 07 10 17 20 38 43 49

Claim deadline: January 6, 2021

$200,000 – Québec Max

Administrative region: Capitale-Nationale (Quebec City)

Draw date: October 27, 2020

Prize category: Additional selection (group-play ticket)
Winning selection: 02 16 17 18 24 26 29
Claim deadline: October 27, 2021


Unclaimed prizes: More information

  • Winners have 12 months following the draw to claim their prize.
  • 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.
  • Loto-Québec informs lottery ticket buyers when a prize over $100,000 has still not been claimed after several weeks. 
  • Please go to the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com to see the list of unclaimed prizes of $100,000 or more.
  • Press releases and social media messages related to these unclaimed prizes may also be issued.
  • Unclaimed prizes are redistributed to players in the form of bonus prizes and special draws.


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. 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 November 16, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 98 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 13 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

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