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$1,000,000A Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident says yes to Extra

$1,000,000A Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident says yes to Extra

Montréal, December 12, 2017 – Cécile Tremblay said yes to Extra at the December 1 draw. Thanks to this winning decision, the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident pocketed the million-dollar grand prize!



  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: December 1, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Chez Ricky (792 Rue Lévesque, Roberval)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s offices in Québec City



  • Ms. Tremblay remained calm, cool and collected when she went the nearest convenience store to check her ticket after seeing that she had the winning combination at Extra.
  • The lucky winner plans on travelling and buying a nice row boat, but above all she wants to take some time to reflect.



  • “Honey, go open some bubbly! We won!” exclaimed Ms. Tremblay when she checked the draw results.


Lottery prize payments in gaming establishments

Lottery winners may claim their prizes at the Trois-Rivières and Québec City gaming halls, Loto-Québec’s Montréal and Québec City offices, or at the Casino de Montréal, Casino du Lac-Leamy, Casino de Charlevoix or Casino de Mont-Tremblant. All details are on the You’ve won? page of the Lotteries site.


About Loto-Québec

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. From January 1 to December 6, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 101 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 120 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 27 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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