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$1,000,000Strangers buy Lotto 6/49 group ticket and win big!

$1,000,000Strangers buy Lotto 6/49 group ticket and win big!

Montréal, August 22, 2019 — A retailer-created Formule groupe ticket won its holders $1,000,000 in the June 26 Lotto 6/49 draw. The winners came to claim their share of the prize separately. To date, 9 of the 10 shares have been claimed.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: June 26, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal and Laval
  • Retailer: Boni-Soir (4510 Boulevard Saint-Charles, Pierrefonds)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal


The winners who’ve claimed their share of the prize are:

  • Marvin Charles, from Montréal

  • Peggy Cloristin, from Montréal

  • Harvinder Singh Ghoman, from Montréal

  • Seble Haileselassie, from Montréal

  • Pasquale Lamonica, from Montréal

  • Claudette Leboeuf, from Montréal

  • Luis Armando Periche Marmol and Aida Simo De Periche, from Montréal

  • Elena Sandzharykova, from Laval

  • Nelson Salipe Viloria, from Montréal


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. Between January 1 and August 20, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 56 prizes of $1 million or more and turned 57 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 15 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of large prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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