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$1,000,000A couple from Montréal wins big with Québec Max

$1,000,000A couple from Montréal wins big with Québec Max

Montréal, June 17, 2022 — Montrealers Paolo Panza and Anna Angerillo won $1,000,000 in the May 20 Québec Max draw. Every week for over 25 years now, Panza has been going to a retailer to get his tickets validated and replay his selections. This time though, he got the surprise of his life when the attendant told him he’d won a million dollars! His spouse, with whom he’ll share the prize, hurriedly came to join him at the store to share in the unforgettable moment. The two winners say they plan to pay off a few debts, invest some of the money, and spoil their loves ones.


The winning ticket was purchased at Dépanneur Legendre Plus on Rue Legendre Est in Montréal. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Québec Max
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Additional prize
  • Draw date: May 20, 2022
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Legendre Plus (3151 Rue Legendre Est, Montréal)

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


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 June 12, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 49 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided nine lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Source and for more information:
Brian LeCompte
Public Affairs Advisor

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