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$1,000,000A new millionaire in the Laurentians thanks to Lotto 6/49

$1,000,000A new millionaire in the Laurentians thanks to Lotto 6/49

Montréal, July 19, 2018 – Michel Quiriault, who lives in the Laurentians, won $1 million in the June 30 Lotto 6/49 draw.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: June 30, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Retailer: Marché du Coin (229 Chemin du Lac-Connelly, Saint-Hippolyte)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $10,000
  •  Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Mr. Quiriault couldn’t believe his eyes when the saw that he had all the numbers for the guaranteed prize.
  • He went to the grocery store to check his ticket. He then went to the convenience store to check it again. There was no mistake: He had indeed won $1 million!
  • Already retired, Mr. Quiriault had been thinking about getting a part-time job. He forgot that idea pretty quickly when he got his cheque.
  • He is planning to buy an ATV and a rowboat.  


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 17, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 86 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 72 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 12 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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