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$1,000,000Retirement for a Québec Max winner

$1,000,000Retirement for a Québec Max winner

Montréal, November 9, 2021 — Serge Grondin took home $1,000,000 in the October 15 Québec Max draw. When he found out he’d won, the Montérégie resident quickly contacted his financial planner to make sure he’d be able to tell his employer of 30 years that he was retiring.

 

Serge would like to return to live in Bas-Saint-Laurent, where he was born. The new retiree also plans to buy an electric bicycle and is looking forward to playing golf with his new equipment.

 

The winning ticket was bought at Tabagie Versailles on Rue Sherbrooke Est in Montréal. The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Québec Max
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Additional prize
  • Draw date: October 15
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailler: Tabagie Versailles (7275 Rue Sherbrooke Est, Montréal). The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.

 

COVID-19: How to claim a prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec’s prize claim offices in Montréal and Quebec City are open by appointment only. Winning ticket holders should contact the customer service team. Under the current circumstances, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize is still 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. Between January 1 and November 7, 2021, Loto-Québec paid out 128 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 21 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.

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