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$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: Another millionaire in Lanaudière!

$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: Another millionaire in Lanaudière!

Montréal, June 12, 2018 – Just a few days after a Lanaudière resident won $10,985,156 at Lotto 6/49, that lottery created another millionaire in the same region when Leo Robert Bonenfant took home $1 million in the May 23 draw.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: May 23, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Retailer: La Tabathèque (1284 Boulevard des Seigneurs, Terrebonne)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • “Playing the lottery is placing a bet on a dream. Mine came true!” said Mr. Bonenfant when he received his cheque.
  • “As I’m not yet ready to retire right away, I’ll take the time to properly manage my winnings,” he said, adding that he would nevertheless treat himself to a used luxury car and a nice family vacation.


Lottery prize payments in gaming establishments

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 5, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 63 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 40 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 10 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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