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$1,000,000Lotto 6/49 win ensures comfortable retirement for Lanaudière winner

$1,000,000Lotto 6/49 win ensures comfortable retirement for Lanaudière winner

Montréal, April 9, 2019 – Louise Labrosse, from the Lanaudière region, took home $1,000,000 in the March 16 Lotto 6/49 draw. “It feels unreal, like I’m in a dream!” the lucky winner exclaimed when she came with her spouse to pick up her cheque at Loto-Québec’s head office. Louise will now be able to afford a comfortable retirement for her and her spouse. 


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1 million
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: March 16, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Le Tapageur (591 Rue Principale, Saint-Cléophas-de-Brandon)

       The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.

  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Louise Labrosse has been playing the lottery every week for a few years now.

  • She only checked her ticket—and found out she won—10 days after the draw.

  • The cashier was stunned when she realized her customer had won $1,000,000!


A video of the winner will be posted on Loto-Québec’s YouTube channel.

Louise, gagnante d'un lot de 1 000 000 $ au Lotto 6/49


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 April 9, 2019, Loto-Québec has paid out 27 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 16 millionaires. Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 4 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of large prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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