Célébration 2020 Recap – Six new millionaires and a whole lot of prizes!
MONTRÉAL, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Many Quebecers lucked out this year at Célébration 2020: no fewer than 103 winners took home prizes ranging from $5,000 to $1,000 ,000—for a total of close to $8.8 million in prizes. Among the winners are six newly minted millionaires, including one who was crowned on live TV. The lottery game has once again made a lot of people happy this year, and awarded an astounding number of prizes to the 41 players who got to attend the televised gala and to those who tuned in to it at home. With so many winners, it was a fabulous way to kick off the new year and Loto-Québec’s 50th anniversary celebrations!
As of today, the $5,000,000 grand prize has yet to be claimed. Check your tickets—you might be a millionaire!
Prizes won by ticket holders at home
Number of winners
January 12 draw
Prizes awarded on live TV
Number of winners
$75,000 (surprise prize)
$20,000 (surprise prize)
A holiday classic for 31 years now, the Célébration lottery has become a favourite among Quebecers due to the wide range of prizes it offers—including a chance for players to win $1,000,000 live on TV—and its star-studded televised gala. Since 1989, the Célébration gala has given audiences the opportunity to see over 240 of the most popular entertainers perform live.
Loto-Québec’s mission is to responsibly and efficiently manage games of chance in a controlled and measured fashion in the interest of all Quebecers. Entertainment is at the heart of its activities. In 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 88 prizes of $1,000,000 or more. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 23 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.
MONTRÉAL, Jan. 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Many Quebecers lucked out this year at Célébration 2020: no fewer than 103 winners took home prizes ranging from …