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$1,000,000A new millionaire in Montérégie

$1,000,000A new millionaire in Montérégie

Montréal, February 23, 2018 – Montérégie resident Caroline Gaudreault pocketed the million-dollar grand prize when she scratched the instant ticket X, a Canada-wide product.



  • Lottery: X
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Draw date: February 19, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Le Magasin Granby (373, rue Dufferin, Granby)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Ms. Gaudreault enjoys purchasing lottery tickets from time to time. This time, she chose to play a scratch ticket named X, a wise decision that won her the ticket’s grand prize of $1,000,000!
  • “I texted my husband to tell him ‘We’re millionaires! I just won a million dollars,’” said Ms. Gaudreault when she came to Loto-Québec.
  • “The winner plans on putting money aside to help her three children: This million dollars will above all bring us financial security, making life easier,” she mentioned.


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. 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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