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$1,000,000A Lanaudière resident who always says “yes” to Extra becomes a millionaire

$1,000,000A Lanaudière resident who always says “yes” to Extra becomes a millionaire

Montréal, December 6, 2019 – Lanaudière resident Yvan Tardif took home the $1 million grand prize in the November 30 Extra draw.

In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: November 30, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Beau-Soir Ma-Mi (961 Rang Sainte-Henriette, Saint-Lin-Laurentides)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Yvan always asks for Extra when he buys his lottery tickets.

  • That habit resulted in his taking home $1 million.

  • When he saw all the zeros line up after validating his ticket, the winner realized he had scored the grand prize. “I got it! I got it!” he yelled.

  • The new millionaire wants to retire earlier than planned and treat his loved ones.


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 December 3, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 81 prizes of $1,000,000 or more, turning 78 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 23 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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