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$1,000,000Extra: A Montérégie resident says yes and wins big!

$1,000,000Extra: A Montérégie resident says yes and wins big!

Montréal, July 10, 2018 – Montérégie resident Yvan Jacques won big when he said yes to Extra, walking away with the million-dollar grand prize at the June 29 draw!


In short

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: June 29, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Ultra Denison (189, rue Denison Est, Granby)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Mr. Jacques plays the lottery every day. He especially likes Lotto 6/49, and often says yes to Extra, bundling together different lotteries that he regularly renews.
  • After they learned of their big win, Mr. Jacques and his spouse didn’t dare leave the house, fearing they might lose their winning ticket. “We’re staying in!”
  • The lucky winner plays on using his new found fortune to take an early retirement, give some money to his two daughters, take a vacation with his spouse and play golf.


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 July 3, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 78 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 64 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 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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