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$27,146,339Lotto 6/49: A Montréal man wins a historic jackpot on lotoquebec.com

$27,146,339Lotto 6/49: A Montréal man wins a historic jackpot on lotoquebec.com

Montréal, March 22, 2021 — By playing online, Ganggui Tang won the biggest jackpot ever awarded in the history of lotoquebec.com. Thanks to his ticket for the March 13 Lotto 6/49 draw, the Montréal man took home a whopping $27,146,339!


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49 (with a ticket purchased online)
  • Prize: $27,146,339
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: March 13, 2021
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal



  • Almost a year ago, when the pandemic started, Ganggui started buying his lottery tickets on lotoquebec.com.
  • According to him, it’s more practical this way.
  • Mainly, he plays Lotto 6/49 and Lotto Max.
  • At first, the lucky winner thought he’d won $50.
  • When Ganggui opened the email sent to him by Loto-Québec, he found out just how much he’d actually won.
  • “I can’t believe it!” he told us.
  • In a fit of excitement, he compared his ticket with the draw results available on the Lotteries app.
  • With his quick-pick ticket for the March 13 draw, he took home the biggest jackpot ever won in Québec with a ticket purchased online—$27,146,339.
  • The newly minted millionaire says he wants to wait a little before making any plans on how he’ll spend the money.


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 $25,000 or more to contact its customer service team. Right now, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $25,000 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.



Marisol Schnorr
Head of Media and Public Affairs

Nancie Boulay
Information Agent

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