MONTRÉAL, May 25, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - Tonight's Lotto Max draw is offering up a $60,000,000 jackpot in addition to a whopping 46 Maxmillions prizes! More than 2 million tickets have been sold. Yesterday, 24 hours before the draw, 22.5% of all tickets were purchased in Québec. Quebecers are on board! This 106 million dollar grand total is the biggest amount ever in play in the history of Loto-Québec, and even in all of Canada!
The previous record of a $50,000,000 jackpot with 55 Maxmillions prizes was established at Lotto Max in June 2010.
Lucky winner in Québec
Several Quebec residents won big at the draw of last Friday, May 11: Maxmillions prizes were won in Lanaudière and Côte-Nord. A $500,000 share was also won in Abitibi-Témiscamingue.
In 2017, three $60,000,000 jackpots and two 55,000,000 jackpots were won at Lotto Max in 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 May 23, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 52 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 34 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 9 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity.
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For further information: Source: Patrice Lavoie, Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media, Loto-Québec, 514-499-5130, [email protected], twitter.com/patricelavoie; Information: Danny Racine, Communications Officer, Loto-Québec, 514-499-7101, [email protected]