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$1,666,666 A Lotto 6/49 winner in Laval

$1,666,666 A Lotto 6/49 winner in Laval

Montréal, August 3, 2018 – Laval resident Yvon Chénier won $1,666,666 at the July 28 draw of Lotto 6/49.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,666,666
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: July 28, 2018
  • Retailer: Tabagie Métro Assomption (3075, boulevard de l’Assomption, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $16,666
  •  Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Mr. Chénier has been playing the same numbers for 40 years. 
  • With his ticket in hand, he checked the results of the draw on Loto-Québec’s website, then again with the Lotteries mobile app.
  • As he was in disbelief that he actually had the winning ticket, he went to see a retailer and use the self-serve ticket checker, then, to be 100% sure, he has it validated by a cashier at a different retailer.
  • That’s when it truly sunk in: he had indeed won over a million dollars!
  • He plans to enjoy more skiing and golfing thanks to his winnings.


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 July 24, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 89 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 75 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 13 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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