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$1,000,000Winners for life: A couple from the Capitale‑Nationale region takes home the grand prize!

$1,000,000Winners for life: A couple from the Capitale‑Nationale region takes home the grand prize!

Montréal, December 5, 2019 – Diane Verreault and Louis Allard, a couple from the Capitale-Nationale region, hit the jackpot with Gagnant à vie! They took home $1 million, which is the lump sum associated with the $1,000 a week for life annuity.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie
  • Prize: $1,000,000 (one-time lump sum)
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Claim date: November 26, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Retailer: Familiprix Annie Morin (10520 Boulevard Sainte-Anne, Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré)
    The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City

 

Highlights

  • At first, Diane thought they’d won $4 when she scratched the shared Gagnant à vie ticket.

  • She was stunned to see the word “Vie” three times in the same game!

  • The winner went to a retailer to have the ticket validated in order to confirm that she and her spouse had actually won the $1 million grand prize.

  • All smiles, the lucky couple left Loto-Québec offices with their windfall.

  • The winners are still in shock, but for now they'll invest the money and take their time to decide what to do with it.

 

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 December 3, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 81 prizes of $1 million or more and turned 78 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 23 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners 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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