Dustin Littlechild won $271,449.10 from a quick pick on the
October 4, 2019 draw. He scanned his ticket on the self-checker several times
before he believed what that he had won $271,449.10. He said that he was
sweating and feeling nervous when he discovered his winnings.
Littlechild purchased his $16 Lotto Max quick pick at
K&M Foods, located on Samson Avenue in Maskwacis. The winning numbers were
20, 31, 35, 36, 39, 42 and 44; the bonus number was 23.
Littlechild plans to use his
winnings for his family. He had dreamed of securing the future of his kids and
so he would set up trust accounts for his children. He would also pay off his
truck and pay for upcoming wedding next summer.
Lotto Max has brought about an inevitable best Christmas ever for a mother of 4 after winning $125k from the October 1, 2019 draw. Trang Bui of London won after matching six numbers and the bonus number.
Trang Bui is a business development and automotive remarketing worker who purchased her ticket at Speedy Convenience on Glenroy Road. She discovered that she won when she checked her ticket using the OLG app.
When she picked up her cheque at the OLG Prize Center in Toronto, she told the officials that she was completely shocked and at a loss for words.
Bui plans to pay bills, travel and do some shopping, looking forward to a great Christmas this year.
Jason Bernier won $1,000 a week
for life through mobile app. Upon finding out that he had won, he was stunned
but quickly after that he panicked because after he pressed a wrong button, the
screen froze. He was afraid that he may have lost his winnings so immediately
called Loto-Québec and he was delighted when the representative confirmed his
Bernier, a man on his thirties
from Montréal, started using the mobile app by registering on lotoquebec.com a
few years back. This happened after his mother won a prize of $4,000.
He won with three identical
symbols on Game 5 of the Gagnant à vie lottery using the Lotteries mobile app. A
guaranteed financial future for a lifetime has been secured for Jason. He plans
to buy a new car as his first goal.
All throughout Canada, operators
had pushed mobile lottery games in order to lure young and tech-savvy players.
Nowadays, mobile technology has already become exceptionally popular.
Loto-Québec sent a reminder to
claim two Lotto Max jackpots which had been won a year ago. There is a
$1-million jackpot sold in Terrebonne and a $333,333 Lotto Max ticket sold in
Levis one year ago.
Loto Québec gives ticket-holders
a year to claim their jackpots. Failure to do so would mean that those winnings
will be steered back into the jackpot pool and are used for bonus prizes or
More on unclaimed prizes, a
$500,000 Lotto Max winning ticket sold in Quebec City last year must be cashed
in by Nov 30, and a $250,000 6/49 ticket sold in Joliette must be cashed in by
As of this time, three other $1
million jackpot winning tickets bought between June and July of this year have
also gone unclaimed.
Michael Benz, winner of $100,000
Lottery Prize had been cleared on Enhance Security Process. He is a son of a
Grimsby OLG retailer and was declared as an ‘inside winner’ by the OLG. Benz’
father is an employee at the Shoppers Drug Mart on Main Street in Grimsby,
where ticket was bought.
Benz has cleared a hurdle with
watchdogs at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. The OLG revealed that
Benz completed the first step of an enhanced scrutiny process for prize claims
over $10,000 that typically requires two investigations, one from the OLG and
another from the AGCO (Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario).
Directors, officers, partners,
owners, employees, and their immediate family member are subject to Insider Win
Procedures as defined by OLG. The prize payout is held for a minimum of 30 days
by the corporation’s inside win process in order to publicize the win and allow
any one with concerns to come forward.
Benz, a 33-year old father and an
electrician plans on paying debts with his lotto winning. He matched the last
six of seven Encore numbers in the June 28, 2019 Lotto Max draw. He said that
it was unexpected. He scanned the ticket himself at the store to find out that
he had won.