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$1,000,000Montréal man is $1 million richer thanks to Lotto 6/49

$1,000,000Montréal man is $1 million richer thanks to Lotto 6/49

Montréal, April 30, 2019 — Montrealer Raymond Veer took home the princely sum of $1,000,000 during the Lotto 6/49 draw on April 10.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: April 10, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Saiga international (8499 Rue Foucher, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • It was when he went to check his lotto ticket at the corner store—a weekly ritual—that Raymond found out he’d won. It was the owner of the corner store who broke the good news to him that he’d pocketed $1,000,000.

  • “What did you just say?” asked Raymond, upon realizing he was holding a winning ticket in his hand. “You won!” repeated the owner.

  • The lucky winner plans to take some time to meet with a financial advisor. He also intends to use the money to treat himself and his family.


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 April 23, 2019, Loto-Québec has paid out 30 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and produced 18 millionaires. Its Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 8 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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