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$1,000,000A Laval man wins the Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize!

$1,000,000A Laval man wins the Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize!

Montréal, October 5, 2020 — Laval resident Alain Morneau took home the guaranteed $1,000,000 prize with a Lotto 6/49 ticket he purchased on Loto-Québec’s gaming website, lotoquebec.com, for the August 19 draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49 (with a ticket purchased online)
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: August 19, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laval
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal



  • Alain was shocked when he received an email notifying him that he’d won $1 million thanks to his online purchase.
  • He says he plans to share his windfall with six of his family members, with whom he buys lottery tickets as a group.
  • He even asked one of them to double-check the draw results to make sure he wasn’t dreaming.
  • The lucky winner says he plans to use the money to pay off his caravan and spoil his daughter.


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, sending in your prize claim by mail is the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $10,000. 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 September 28, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 85 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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