Montréal, November 9, 2021 — Three Lanaudière residents took home major winnings in the last few weeks. Michel Leblanc won $2,000,000 playing Québec Max, while the father-son duo of Michel and Maxime Fabian shared $1,000,010 playing Banco spécial.
A trip to Alaska thanks to Québec Max
Michel Leblanc ended up taking home the grand prize in the October 22 Québec Max draw. The Lanaudière resident couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw the amount displayed after checking his ticket with the Lotteries app on his phone. His plans include buying a house and investing for his grandchildren. Michel would also like to take a trip to Alaska!
The winning ticket was bought at the Couche-Tard on Route 335 in Saint-Calixte. The retailer will receive a $20,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
- Lottery: Québec Max
- Prize: $2,000,000
- Category: Grand prize
- Draw date: October 22, 2021
- Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
- Retailer: Couche-Tard (5715 Route 335, Saint-Calixte). The retailer will receive a $20,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
Father-son duo win $1 million
Michel and Maxime Fabian won $1,000,010 in the October 19 Banco spécial draw. The father and son have been trying their luck together with Banco for several years. They haven’t decided yet what they’ll do with their respective shares of the money, other than take a few trips when the situation allows it.
The winning ticket was bought at Petro-Canada on Boulevard Brien in Repentigny. The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
- Lottery: Banco spécial
- Prize: $1,000,010
- Category: 15/20 and 2/20
- Draw date: October 19, 2021
- Winners’ place of residence: Lanaudière
- Retailer: Petro-Canada (95 Boulevard Brien, Repentigny). 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.
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.