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$2,000,000 Québec 49: Meaningful numbers pay off for a Laval woman!

$2,000,000 Québec 49: Meaningful numbers pay off for a Laval woman!

Montréal, November 25, 2020 — Laval resident Andrée Côté took home the $2,000,000 grand prize in the October 31 Québec 49 draw with a selection of numbers that had special meaning to her. The newly minted millionaire has always dreamt of winning the lottery. She says she’s overjoyed that she’ll be able to spoil her loved ones and buy new furniture and golf clubs with her windfall.


In summary

  • Lottery: Québec 49
  • Prize: $2,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: October 31, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laval
  • Retailer: Jean Coutu (1295 Boulevard de la Concorde Ouest, Laval)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $20,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal


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.


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. 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 22, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 101 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 14 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

Samuel Larochelle
Public Affairs Advisor

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