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$1,000,000A new millionaire in Chaudière-Appalaches thanks to Lotto 6/49

$1,000,000A new millionaire in Chaudière-Appalaches thanks to Lotto 6/49

Montréal, February 28, 2018 – Chaudière-Appalaches resident François Carrier pocketed a million-dollar Guaranteed Prize at the Lotto 6/49 draw of February 17.



  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed Prize
  • Draw date: February 17, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Retailer: Épicerie L. Caron (247, rue Commerciale, Saint-Henri-de-Lévis)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City



  • François Carrier had the surprise of his life when he realized he had become a millionaire.
  • Discreet in nature, he took the time to let it all set in before telling his family.
  • He wants to let the dust settle before deciding what he will be doing with his winnings.


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. In 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 107 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 132 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 29 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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