MONTRÉAL, June 29, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Québec's record year for lottery wins continues as the Lotto 6/49 jackpot and Guaranteed Prize at last night's draw were both won in Québec.
The $12,741,160 will be shared among winners in Québec, Ontario and the Atlantic provinces. We do not yet know where in Québec the winning ticket was sold. The combination is 8, 21, 25, 34, 46, 48, with a Bonus number of 4.
The ticket that won the million-dollar Guaranteed Prize was purchased in Montérégie. The lucky number is 74107054-01.
"This lucky night is yet another in a long list of big wins in Québec during this record year in which Quebecers pocketed two $60,000,000 jackpots and two $55,000,000 jackpots at Lotto Max, as well as jackpots of $25,000,000 and $12,715,949 at Lotto 6/49, in addition to yesterday's wins," said Isabelle Jean, President of Lottery Operations and Vice President of Public Affairs. "Since January 1, 2017, Québec has 85 new millionaires."
Lotto 6/49 turned 35 this year and since it was launched in June 1982, it has awarded more than 7.7 billion dollars in prizes 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. From January 1 to June 27, 2017, Loto-Québec has awarded 69 prizes worth $1 million or more, for a total of 85 new millionaires. Thanks to the lotteries Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie, 18 lucky winners walked away with a lifetime annuity or a lump sum.
For further information: Source: Danny Racine, Communications Advisor, Loto-Québec, 514-499-7101, [email protected]; Information: Elaine Arsenault, Press Relations Advisor, Loto-Québec et ses filiales, 514 499-5208