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$25,000 a year for life!A lucky Montérégie resident wins at Grande Vie!

$25,000 a year for life!A lucky Montérégie resident wins at Grande Vie!

Montréal, October 27, 2017 – Jacques Caisse recently struck it rich: he won no less than $25,000 a year for life at the October 23 of Grande Vie!



  • Lottery: Grande Vie
  • Prize won: $25,000 a year for life
  • Category: 5/5
  • Draw date: October 23, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Zi Mu (4671, route Marie-Victorin, Contrecœur)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • The day following the Grande Vie draw, Mr. Caisse was home surfing the net when he learned that he had hit pay dirt.
  • “No way! This can’t be!” he said as he got out his magnifying glass to check the numbers again to ensure he hadn’t made a mistake.
  • Still not convinced, Mr. Caisse went to his retailer to get the last word.
  • Don’t bluff me with this one he said straight off to the retailer as he asked him to validate the ticket.
  • The winning ticket was good for a prize of $25,000 a year for life! Mr. Caisse chose the $500,000 lump sum.
  • HIs plans? He intends to buy a pick-up truck and a small house, and maybe make a dream come true: to own his own moose hunting camp.


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 October 24, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 89 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 108 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 25 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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