Loto-Québec is looking for five millionaires!

The tickets were purchased in the Laurentides, Mauricie, Montréal, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and Outaouais regions

Montréal, Dec. 13, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Check your handbags and wallets. Empty your drawers and glove box. Look under the sofa, in your coat pockets and behind the refrigerator. If you find an old lottery ticket, it could be worth a lot! Loto-Québec is looking for four ticket holders who have won $1 million each. The lucky tickets were purchased in the Laurentides, Mauricie, Montréal, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and Outaouais areas.

About the unclaimed prizes

Product name: Extra
Draw date: January 27, 2016
Unclaimed amount: $1,000,000
Administrative region: Laurentides
Winning number: 1310854
Claim deadline: January 26, 2017

Product name: Lotto 6/49
Draw date: February 27, 2016
Unclaimed amount: $1,000,000
Administrative region: Mauricie
Winning number: 67935615-01
Claim deadline: February 27, 2017

Product name: Lotto 6/49
Draw date: March 19, 2016
Unclaimed amount: $1,000,000
Administrative region: Montréal
Winning number: 72556217-04
Claim deadline: March 20, 2017

Product name: Extra
Draw date: September 2, 2016
Unclaimed amount: $1,000,000
Administrative region: Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
Winning number: 6191960
Claim deadline: September 2, 2017

Product name: Lotto 6/49
Draw date: December 3, 2016
Unclaimed amount: $12,371,981.20
Administrative region: Outaouais
Winning numbers: 03-04-07-19-30-48
Claim deadline: December 4, 2017

How to claim a prize

  • Customers may have their ticket validated by one of 8,500 retailers or check it using the Lotteries application for smartphones and tablets.
  • Winning ticket holders must contact Loto-Québec's customer service at 1-866-611-5686 to make an appointment to claim their prize at a Loto-Québec Winner's Payout Centre, either at the head office in Montréal, Québec City office, Québec or Trois-Rivières gaming hall, Casino de Montréal, Casino du Lac‑Leamy, Casino de Charlevoix or Casino de Mont-Tremblant by 4:30 p.m. within one year of the draw date.

Unclaimed prizes: More information

  • Loto‑Québec systematically informs lottery ticket buyers when a $1 million or more prize has not been claimed.
  • When such a prize is not claimed within approximately one month of the draw, Loto-Québec issues a first press release.
  • If the prize remains unclaimed, other press releases are issued as needed before the claim deadline.
  • In addition, a page listing unclaimed prizes worth $1 million or more is displayed on Loto-Québec's Lotteries website.
  • Any unclaimed prizes are redistributed to players in the form of bonus prizes and special draws.

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.


Lotteries site: loteries.lotoquebec.com
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SOURCE Loto-Québec

For further information: Source: Patrice Lavoie, Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media, Loto-Québec, 514-499-5130, patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com, twitter.com/patricelavoie; Information: Danny Racine, Communications Officer, Loto-Québec, 514-499-7101, danny.racine@loto-quebec.com


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