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$1,000,000A big winner at Lotto 6/49 in Montréal!

$1,000,000A big winner at Lotto 6/49 in Montréal!

Montréal, August 21, 2018 – Montréal resident Carole Trottier Meloche walked away with one million dollars at the August 18 draw of Lotto 6/49.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: August 18, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Monsieur Dépanneur (8595, rue Centrale, Lasalle)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000



  • Ms. Trottier Meloche always takes quick picks when she buys her weekly tickets. 
  • She checked her Guaranteed Prize number after seeing she had not won the main draw.
  • “I had the first three digits, then the next two, then the rest. I had them all! It was identical to the winning number!” She said that she cried tears of joy.


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 31, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 93 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 79 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 13 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity.


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