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$1,000,000A ‎Montérégie resident is now a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49!

$1,000,000A ‎Montérégie resident is now a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49!

Montréal, August 8, 2019 – When Montérégie resident Francine Boucher received her $1,000,000 cheque, she still couldn’t believe she had won such an incredible amount in the July 31 Lotto 6/49 draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: July 31, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Marché Richelieu (231 16e Avenue Ouest, Venise-en-Québec)
    The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Francine just recently retired after having worked hard her entire life.

  • She never thought she’d win such a large amount, which she considers just right: “It’s enough to live comfortably for the rest of your life!”

  • The winner is planning to buy a rowboat, a new car (she’s had hers for 14 years!) and take a trip.


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 5, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 51 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned 53 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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