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$28,936,328A Laval man wins the Lotto 6/49 jackpot with his favourite numbers!

$28,936,328A Laval man wins the Lotto 6/49 jackpot with his favourite numbers!

Montréal, January 8, 2021 — Laval resident Van Thanh Tran won the $28,936,328 jackpot in the December 19 Lotto 6/49 draw. Talk about a fantastic note to end the year on!


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $28,936,328
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: December 19, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laval
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Bonheur HL (2830 Boulevard de la Concorde, Laval)

The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $289,363.



  • Van Thanh always plays the same selection, which consists of numbers that have special significance to him, as well as his favourite number, 35.
  • He used the Lotteries app to check his ticket.
  • When he saw a slew of numbers pop up on his phone’s screen, he and his family simply couldn’t believe what it meant.
  • The Laval resident had well and truly won the $28,936,328 jackpot!
  • Van Thanh wasted no time in contacting his extended family to tell them the good news.
  • This is a great gift for the winner, who plans to use his windfall to spoil his loved ones.
  • “I just want to spread the joy!” the new millionaire shared.


COVID-19: How to claim your prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec is urging ticket holders who’ve won a prize of $10,000 or more to contact its customer service team. Right now, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $10,000 is by mail. For more information on prize payment terms and conditions, please visit lotoquebec.com.


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. In 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 108 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 16 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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