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$1,000,000A group from Montréal and Laval win big at Lotto 6/49

$1,000,000A group from Montréal and Laval win big at Lotto 6/49

Montréal, September 26, 2017 – Eight Montréal and Laval residents win a Guaranteed Prize of $1,000,000 at the September 16 Lotto 6/49 draw. They played using Formule groupe, the way to play as a group in which each member holds and individual ticket for total autonomy. The group had 10 shares for a value of $100,000 each. Two of the eight winners each purchased two shares.



  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49 played with Formule groupe
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed Prize
  • Draw date: September 16, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal and Laval
  • Retailer: Dépanneur 7 Bons (4220 42e Rue, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal


The lucky winners are as follows:

  • Joao Miguel Branco
  • Luis Branco (Laval)
  • José Da Ponte
  • Manuel Antonio Furtado Tavares (Laval)
  • Manuel Pacheco Macedo
  • Mario Jorge Melo
  • Guilherme Paulino Moniz (Laval)
  • Alfredo Rodriguez


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 September 26, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 86 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 104 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 24 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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