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$1,000,000Montréal woman now a millionaire thanks to Gagnant à vie

$1,000,000Montréal woman now a millionaire thanks to Gagnant à vie

Montréal, April 12, 2019 — Montréal resident Danielle Lavoie scratched her way to a big win, taking home Gagnant à vie’s top prize of $1,000 a day for life. Instead of the annuity, the winner decided to opt for the one-time lump-sum prize of $1,000,000.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie
  • Prize: $1,000,000 (one-time lump sum)
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Claim date: April 9, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Super C (1400 Boulevard Alphonse-Desjardins, Lévis)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the lump-sum prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal

 

Highlights

  • The Gagnant à vie scratch ticket was a gift from Danielle’s aunt, whom she’s been helping out for some time.

  • Right before scratching the ticket, Danielle jokingly told her: “You may not know this yet, but you’re looking at a millionaire!” 

  • Danielle consulted with her financial advisor before she chose to opt for the $1,000,000 lump-sum prize.

  • The win came at just the right time—on the eve of Danielle’s retirement!

 

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 of $1,000,000 or more and made 16 millionaires. Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 4 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. All the winners of large prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.

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

Information:
Danny Racine
Communications Advisor
Loto-Québec
514-499-7101
danny.racine@loto-quebec.com

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