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$1,000,000A Montréal resident wins a Guaranteed Prize at Lotto 6/49

$1,000,000A Montréal resident wins a Guaranteed Prize at Lotto 6/49

Montréal, November 23, 2017 – Montréal resident Jean-Philippe Lapointe pocketed the million-dollar Guaranteed Prize at the November 15 draw of Lotto 6/49.



  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed Prize
  • Draw date: November 15, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Présence Amie du Centre hospitalier Fleury (2180, rue Fleury Est, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head offices in Montréal



  • Mr. Lapointe was still very excited by his big win when he arrived at Loto-Québec.
  • He didn’t see all the zeros on the display when he validated his ticket, and thought he was coming to claim $100,000.
  • Instead, he received a cheque for $1,000,000.
  • This Montréal resident, who has been playing the lottery for several years, plans on taking a vacation to reflect on what he will do with his winnings.


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 November 20, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 97 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 115 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 26 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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