A leader in the lottery industry, Loto-Québec draws on its extensive expertise in research and development, the dedication of its employees and retailers, the efficiency of its distribution network, the rigorous application and integrity of its procedures. The Société d’exploitation des loteries et courses du Québec – today known as Loto-Québec – was created in 1969. It was the first lottery corporation to be set up in Canada and the third of its kind in North America. The games of chance sector has considerably evolved since then, and Loto-Québec continued to innovate throughout the years. Did you know that Loto-Québec was the first lottery corporation in the world to institute terminal-based lottery sales? Discover the milestones of our history.