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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

 

Highlights

  • 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.

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Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

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Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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