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$1,000,000An Estrie resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49!

$1,000,000An Estrie resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49!

Montréal, August 8, 2019 — Winning $1,000,000 in the July 17 Lotto 6/49 draw was a major surprise for Estrie resident Catherine Lemaitre.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: July 17, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Estrie
  • Retailer: Jean Coutu (448 Rue Saint-Patrice Ouest, Magog)
    The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal

 

Highlights

  • Every once in a while, Catherine buys one of her favourite lottery tickets, a Lotto 6/49.

  • She only realized a few days after getting one that she had the winning for the guaranteed $1,000,000 prize.

  • Though it was a big surprise for the winner and her spouse, they reacted calmly to the good news.

  • The winner plans to use some of the money to treat her children and grandchildren.

 

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 has 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.

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Source:
Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

Information:
Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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