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$1,000 a day for life!Loto-Québec finally found the Grande Vie jackpot winner

$1,000 a day for life!Loto-Québec finally found the Grande Vie jackpot winner

Montréal, April 10, 2018 – Over the past weeks, Loto-Québec had been searching for the person who won the $1,000 a day for life Grande Vie jackpot. The lucky winner finally came to the head office on Thursday, March 29. Marie Immacula Lafalaise, from Lanaudière, opted for the $7,000,000 lump sum.


In short

  • Lottery: Grande Vie
  • Prize won: $1,000 a day for life (or a lump sum of $7 million)
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: March 8, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Retailer: Boni-Soir (454 Boulevard Saint-Luc, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $70,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal


The winners reaction

  • When her daughter said that Loto-Québec was looking for the Grande Vie jackpot winner, Ms. Lafalaise decided to check her ticket on the web.
  • She was astonished to see she had won the jackpot!
  • “Today is my day,” she said when she stepped up to the claim desk.
  • Her whole family was with her to pick up her cheque.


Lottery prize payments in gaming halls and casinos

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. In 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 107 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 132 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 29 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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