Most recent reports coming from the Crown Corporation suggest that there has been yet another lotto millionaire registered in the country. It was announced on March 14, 2021, that there is a winning ticket for the Lotto 6/49 jackpot, amounting to the staggering amount of CA$27,000,000. According to the information, the ticket holder resides somewhere in Quebec.
Lottery draw-based games are considered a huge hit among Canadian residents. Both Lotto 6/49 and Lotto Max games are enjoying great interest from lottery players, thanks to its variety and rewarding system of payouts. According to the Crown lottery each year hundreds of millions of dollars are being distributed to hundreds of lucky winners.
Lotto 6/49 Winner
It was revealed that the winner of the Lotto 6/49 jackpot was a ticket holder from Quebec, the winner will be able to enjoy the substantial amount of CA$27,000,000 as a reward. The winning combination was determined at last Saturday’s draw. However, the name of the fortunate lottery player is not yet announced to the public, and players must keep in mind that every jackpot has an expiry period of 52 weeks.
It is also worth mentioning that 5 months ago an elder couple from Chaudiere-Appalaches, also won the Lotto 6/49 jackpot amounting to CA$14 million. Alice Vien and Marcel Landry were drawn as the winners of the November 18, 2021 draw. Besides the CA$27 million jackpot, there have been two more cases of big winners in Quebec from the 6/49 game, with two other winners being drawn as holders of the guaranteed CA$1 million prize.
Loto-Québec has awarded another group of winners in March 2021. This time the lucky individuals have been participants of the Lotto 6/40 game. The winners are from Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean and each will receive a CA$1 million guaranteed prize. The month of March proved to be prolific for many lottery enthusiasts and who knows it might bring even more rewards.
No Winner for Lotto Max Jackpot
Unfortunately, the Crown informed that there was no winning ticket for the other fan-favorite game – Lotto Max. The CA$44.8 million remains without a winner this week, but there is always next week. The next draw will take place on March 16, 2021, and the jackpot will grow even bigger coming to the staggering amount of almost CA$50 million. Additionally, there will be two Maxmillion prizes, each worth CA$1 million.
Previously, Greg Gerla has witnessed fate smile upon him, after the Calgary resident has been drawn as the winner of the Lotto 6/49 draw on January 27. After checking several tickets, Mr. Gerla was more than happy to discover that he was the winner of CA$1 million, which was yet another example of a happy Lotto 6/49 player.
Natalie Jylha had greatly benefited from the Lotto 6/49 draw-based game after she found out that she was now in possession of a winning ticket. As determined by January 30, 2020, draw, Ms. Jylha was rewarded with the hefty reward of CA$1 million. The winner described the occasion as surreal and share that she plans to spend the money with her family.
Source: “$27 million Lotto 6/49 jackpot won in Quebec”, CTV News, March 14, 2021