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$1,000,000A Chaudière-Appalaches resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Extra

$1,000,000A Chaudière-Appalaches resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Extra

Montréal, January 9, 2018 – A few weeks ago, Chaudière-Appalaches resident Jacques Lamarre said yes to Extra, and ended up winning the million-dollar grand prize at the September 29 draw!



  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: September 29, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Retailer: Couche-Tard (665A, avenue Taniata, Lévis)
  • The retailer will receive $10,000, the equivalent of 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec offices in Québec City



  • Jacques Lamarre regularly purchases lottery tickets, but does not regularly validate them, sometimes waiting weeks before checking her tickets.
  • When his spouse mentioned that there was an unclaimed million-dollar prize in Chaudière-Appalaches, he went to his retailer only to realize he was the missing millionaire!
  • Mr. Lamarre wants to first take a cruise with his spouse before taking time to reflect on what he will do with the rest of his winnings.


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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