MONTRÉAL, Sept. 28, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - Yesterday's Lotto Max draw saw 4 Maxmillions prizes (worth $1 million each) awarded to holders of selections sold in Québec. In the Friday, September 30 draw, the prize pool will amount to $109 million and include a $70 million jackpot and an estimated 39 Maxmillions.
"Quebecers were particularly lucky this past year: Loto-Québec awarded a record $1.5 billion in prizes to lottery winners. In fact, a $70 million jackpot was won just last June by a Montérégie resident thanks to Lotto Max," said Isabelle Jean, Executive Vice-President and Chief of Lottery Operations.
Lotto Max continues to churn out winners in Québec
Lotto Max players in Québec have won over $3.204 billion since its launch in 2009.
In total, there have been 39 jackpot wins in the province, including 3 of $70,000,000—the largest jackpots ever won in Québec—in the February 25 and October 9, 2020, and June 7, 2022, draws.
One $65,000,000 jackpot, four $60,000,000 jackpots, four $55,000,000 jackpots, and seven $50,000,000 jackpots were also won in Quebec.
In addition to these jackpot wins, Lotto Max players in Québec have also won a total of 191 Maxmillions prizes, each worth $1 million, and 130 shares of Maxmillions prizes.
Draw results are available online at 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 September 26, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 79 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 13 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.
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