On October 10, 2020, the Canadian Press announced that a Quebec lottery player had a lot of new reasons to feel gratitude over the Thanksgiving weekend.
The huge Friday night $70 million Lotto Max jackpot was won by a ticket holder in the province with the precise location of ticket purchase still to be revealed.
The draw also came with 19 ‘Maxmillions’ prizes of $1 million each. Five of these prizes were claimed by lottery players in Quebec, Ontario, the Prairies, and British Columbia. One prize was shared by two ticket holders.