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$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: Another grand prize won in Montérégie!

$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: Another grand prize won in Montérégie!

Montréal, February 14, 2019 – On February 6, Montérégie resident Ghislain Paquin pocketed a million-dollar, Guaranteed Prize at Lotto 6/49.


In short

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed Prize
  • Draw date: February 6, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer:Marché Ami (3081 Rue Principale, Saint-Zotique)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head offices in Montréal



  • Mr. Paquin purchased his winning ticket with spare change.
  • When he validated his ticket, the terminal made a special and unusual sound!
  • When he told his spouse the good news on the phone, she refused to believe it.
  • On Friday, he took the day off to go collect his cheque and prove he wasn’t pulling her leg.
  • He plans to purchase a home on the water and continue to work because he likes what he does. He’ll be better off financially to deal with life’s little surprises.


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. In 2018, Loto-Québec paid out a record 139 prizes worth $1 million or more. Gagnant à vie, Grande Vie and Liste de vie! lotteries have provided 22 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. A list of the winners is available 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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