Lotteries the most popular of the year

News 21 January, 2018
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    Lotto Max and Lotto 6/49 are among the most popular lotteries in Quebec.

    Elisa Cloutier

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    Luck has more smiled to the Quebecers who have bought lottery tickets for the Lotto Max or the goose that lays The golden eggs, whereas the lottery has awarded most of the lots in 2017.

    According to recent statistics of Loto-Québec, obtained by The Newspaper, the lottery is a draw and has awarded the most prizes in the last year are Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, Banco, Extra, and Mise-o-jeu.

    On the 25 scratch tickets of Loto-Quebec, the most fortunate have been those of the goose that lays The golden eggs, Win for life, wordsearch, Scrabble, and a $ 100 Ultimate. “The goose that lays the golden eggs has always been very popular with Quebecers. We also note generally that the games of words are very much appreciated, ” says the spokesman of the State-owned Company, Danny Root.

    Not surprisingly, the biggest payouts of the year have been won in the Lotto Max, then that two lots of$ 60 Million and$ 55 Million have been handed over to Quebec lucky, making 2017 a record year for Loto-Québec.

    The biggest prizes won in the middle of the scratch tickets were$ 5 Million thanks to a ticket of the lottery Celebration and four batches of$ 1.5 Million earned at the lottery Mega $$$$ and Winning at life ! special edition, which has only two winners of $ 100,000 per year for life last year. The Large lottery of Life has made 16 winners and Winning at life has made 11 recipients of $ 1000 per week for life.

    Even if they have made less winners, tickets to the most popular last year were the Lotto 649, Lotto Max and the Extra.

    20 new millionaires

    The new ticket $ 100 Ultimate that is making a lot of noise upon its release in February because of its selling price has also allowed 20 people to become millionaires. He will be back on the 12th of February next.

    Among the 10 biggest payouts last year, only one has been won in the region of the Capitale-Nationale region.

    In total, Loto-Québec has awarded $ 1.2 billion in prizes, all prices combined. A year of ” exceptional “, according to Mr. Root.