With just 8 $ 1 million prizes won yesterday, Tuesday’s Lotto-Max draw prize pool will be $ 117 million, for a jackpot of $ 70 million and 47 prizes of $ 1 million.
This is the biggest jackpot ever offered in the history of Loto-Québec, and even the lottery in Canada. The last record-breaking Lotto Max jackpot, in October 2018, totaled $ 116 million, for a jackpot of $ 60 million and 56 Maxmillions.
“This is the 7th time that the Lotto Max jackpot has reached its maximum, $ 70 million, since this lottery was enhanced in May 2019. Moreover, Quebecers have been lucky, since out of the six jackpots of $ 70 million won in 2020, two were won in Quebec, ”said Isabelle Jean, president of operations – Lotteries, in a press release on Saturday.
Lotto-Max’s starting jackpot is $ 10 million. If not won, it increases with each draw to the maximum jackpot of $ 70 million. More than $ 2,820 million in prizes from this lottery were won in Quebec.
The draws take place on a bi-weekly basis, Tuesday and Friday.