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$1,000,000A Laval resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto Max!

$1,000,000A Laval resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto Max!

Montréal, September 23, 2020 – Laval resident Joseph Milius took home a $1,000,000 Maxmillions in the February 25 Lotto Max draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Maxmillions
  • Draw date: February 25, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laval
  • Retailer: Shell Boni-Soir (7505 Boulevard Langelier, Saint-Léonard)

The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.

  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montreal

 

Highlights

  • Joseph regularly buys Lotto Max and Lotto 6/49 tickets.
  • Last February, the lucky man stopped for gas on his way to Montréal to sign a work contract and decided to buy a Lotto Max ticket at the same time.
  • “You never know, it could be my lucky day!” the optimist told himself.
  • Hoping he’d won a nice prize, he had his ticket validated right after the draw. Well, that nice prize turned out to be $1,000,000!
  • Having waited for the COVID-19 situation to settle a bit, he was all smiles as he claimed his prize at Loto‑Québec’s offices.
  • The winner plans to use this influx of cash to make some investments and buy a condo.

 

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 temporarily suspended in-person prize claims at its prize claim offices on March 18. Winners of prizes of $10,000 or more who have a physical lottery ticket should contact Loto-Québec’s customer service team.

 

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 21, Loto-Québec paid out 82 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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