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$2,000,000 Québec 49: Two new millionaires in the Laurentians!

$2,000,000 Québec 49: Two new millionaires in the Laurentians!

Montréal, July 11, 2018 – Laurentides residents Jocelyne Lauzon and Jocelyne Saey won the $2,000,000 grand prize at the June 16 draw of Québec 49.


In short

  • Lottery: Québec 49
  • Prize won: $2,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: June 16, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Retailer: Tigre Géant (451, rue Léonard, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $20,000.
  • Claim centre: Casino du Mont-Tremblant



  • The couple buys Québec 49 tickets twice a week, for every draw.
  • The winning ticket was validated by a cashier who announced the good news to the lucky winners. “It took my breath away, I couldn’t believe it!” said Ms. Saey. “We were both trembling.”
  • They had never won such a large amount in the past.
  • For the two winners, this stroke of luck will bring about huge change in their life.
  • The two plan on travelling and buying a new computer, but above all, they want to take the time to get used to the news! In fact, they already have an appointment with a financial planner.


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 10, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 83 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 70 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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