Loto-Québec is searching for 4 unclaimed $1 million lottery winners

Jan 31 2019, 5:52 pm

It might be time to check out those birthday lottery tickets as Loto-Québec is currently searching for unclaimed winners.

It’s pretty much like the real-life version of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, but instead of candy, it’s a full bank account.

In total, Loto-Québec is looking for six prize winners, four of whom are waiting to collect a smooth million and two $500,000 winners.

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The $1 million winning tickets were purchased in Gatineau, Terrebonne, Brome-Missisquoi MRC and Greater Longueuil and the half-million dollar tickets were purchased in Québec City and Longueuil.

Start flipping those couch cushions over and check your back pockets, there’s a lot of money looking for its rightful wallet and winners only have 12 months to claim their prize.

Here’s a list of the current unclaimed prizes:

  • $1,000,000 at Québec 49
    Administrative region: 
    Outaouais (Gatineau)

    Draw date: November 14, 2018
    Prize category: 6/6 (shared jackpot)

    Winning number: 03 12 27 31 39 43

    Claim date limit: November 14, 2019

  • $1,000,000 at Lotto Max

    Administrative region: Lanaudière (Terrebonne)

    Draw date: October 26, 2018
    Prize category: Maxmillions

    Winning combination:02 04 12 24 28 44 47

    Claim date limit: October 28, 2019

  • $1,000,000 at Lotto Max

    Administrative region: Montérégie (Greater Longueuil)

    Draw date: September 28, 2018
    Prize category: Maxmillions (shared)

    Winning combination:03 17 21 23 36 37 42

    Claim date limit: September 30, 2019

  • $1,000,000 at Lotto 6/49
    Administrative region: Montérégie (Brome-Missisquoi MRC)

    Draw date: September 12, 2018
    Prize category: Guaranteed Prize (ticket purchased using Formule groupe)

    Winning number: 71803182-01

    Claim date limit: September 12, 2019

  • $500,000 at Lotto Max

    Administrative region: Capitale-Nationale (Québec City)

    Draw date: November 30, 2018
    Prize category: Maxmillions (shared)

    Winning combination: 22 35 38 41 42 43 44

    Claim date limit: December 2, 2019

  • $500,000 at Lotto Max

    Administrative region: Montérégie (Greater Longueuil)

    Draw date: June 1, 2018
    Prize category: Maxmillions (shared)

    Winning combination: 08 21 25 31 47 48 49

    Claim date limit: June 3, 2019

Loto Québec systematically informs lottery ticket buyers when a prize of $100,000 or more has not been claimed. All unclaimed prizes are redistributed back to players in the form of bonus prizes and specialty draws.

Good luck searching. And, if you have a winning ticket, don’t forget who steered you in the right direction.