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$2,500,000A Capitale-Nationale resident becomes a millionaire at Lotto 6/49

$2,500,000A Capitale-Nationale resident becomes a millionaire at Lotto 6/49

Montréal, January 8, 2018 – Capitale-Nationale resident Louis F. Lévesque won a $2,500,000 prize at the December 30 draw of Lotto 6/49.


Mr. Lévesque splits the $5-million jackpot with a ticket holder form Ontario.



  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $2,500,000
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: December 30, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Retailer: Ultramar Dépan Express (2788, rue de la Faune, Québec)
  • The retailer will receive $25,000, the equivalent of 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec offices in Québec City



  • When he learned that he had become a millionaire, Louis F. Lévesque first froze, and then he cried out for joy. Excited and a bit confused, he went to see his daughter to announce the good news.
  • He walked in telling her that he need her help. Clueless that he had won the lottery, she though he was talking about his smartphone.
  • The two then called the other members of the family. Everyone was crying tears of joy!
  • Mr. Lévesque plans on pampering his children and purchase a new car. He wants to let the dust settle before making any additional plans.


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. From January 1 to December 27, 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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