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$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: A lucky start to the year for Montréal resident!

$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: A lucky start to the year for Montréal resident!

Montréal, January 15, 2018 – Montréal resident Mourad Yantren started of the year by becoming a millionaire when he won a million-dollar prize at the January 6 draw of Lotto 6/49.



  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed Prize
  • Draw date: January 6, 2018
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Fruiterie Lamarre (5120, rue Beaubien Est, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive $10,000, the equivalent of 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec headquarters in Montréal



  • Mr. Yantren plays Lotto Max and Lotto 6/49 on a weekly basis.
  • He never won an appreciable amount of money until quite recently.
  • But he won big on January 6, pocketing a hefty million-dollar prize!
  • The new millionaire’s mother was the first to hear the good news.
  • He plans on setting aside a portion of his winnings for his children’s education.


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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