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$9,785,890 A Montérégie couple strikes paydirt at Lotto 6/49

$9,785,890 A Montérégie couple strikes paydirt at Lotto 6/49

Montréal, June 20, 2018 – Montérégie residents Michel and Rolande Croizié won the $9,785,890 jackpot at the Lotto 6/49 draw of June 9.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $9,785,890
  • Category: jackpot
  • Draw date: June 9, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Centre-Ville (57, rue du Roi, Sorel-Tracy)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $97,858.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Mr. Croizié learned he had won the Lotto 6/49 jackpot when he stopped by the drugstore.
  • When the cashier, herself quite surprised, told him he had the winning ticket, the lucky winner immediately called his wife, who didn’t believe him. “My husband has a tendency to joke around…,” said Mrs. Croizié.
  • The new multi-millionnaires plan on pampering their children and grandchildren.
  • The winners want to invest part of their winnings and to visit their grandchildren who live in France more often by flying them to Québec!


Lottery prize payments in gaming halls and casinos

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 June 14, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 72 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 58 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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