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A quick pick won $271,449.10 for hitting 6 numbers and the bonus number.

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.

Best Christmas ever for a mother of 4 after winning $125k from Lotto Max.

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.

$1,000 a week for life won through mobile app

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 win.

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.

A reminder to claim two Lotto Max jackpots won a year ago.

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 special draws.

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 Dec 1.

As of this time, three other $1 million jackpot winning tickets bought between June and July of this year have also gone unclaimed.

Inside Winner won $100,000 Lottery Prize after Enhance Scrutiny Process

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.