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$1,000 a week for lifeA Bas-Saint-Laurent resident wins a grand prize at Gagnant à vie!

$1,000 a week for lifeA Bas-Saint-Laurent resident wins a grand prize at Gagnant à vie!

Montréal, July 10, 2018 – Marcel Proulx is the lucky winner of a grand prize at the lottery Gagnant à vie! He opted for the lump sum of $1,000,000 instead of the lifetime annuity of $1,000 a week.


In short

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie!
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: June 5, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Landry (100, montée de la Rivière-du-Sud, Montmagny)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s Québec City office



  • During a camping weekend with his children and grandchildren, Mr. Proulx was given a Father’s Day present of a greeting card containing lottery tickets.
  • Mr. Proulx and one of his daughters started scratching the tickets and cried out with joy when the discovered the big win!
  • “We began jumping for joy and causing a raucous at our camp site!” said the lucky winner.
  • He has many plans for his winnings including a trip to Walt Disney World.


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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