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$2,000,000A Montérégie resident wins a nifty sum at Banco!

$2,000,000A Montérégie resident wins a nifty sum at Banco!

Montréal, Janvier 30, 2019 – Montérégie resident Pierre Renaud won $2,000,000 at the Janaury 21 draw of Banco spécial.



In short

  • Lottery: Banco spécial with Turbo option (purchased online at lotoquebec.com)
  • Prize won: $2,000,000
  • Category: 15/20 and Turbo x 2 multiplier
  • Draw date: January 21, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal



  • Mr. Renaud is crazy about numbers and has been playing Banco for years. Although he loves statistics, the winning combination was a completely random pick.
  • When he received the confirmation email from lotoquebec.com, he had to put on his reading glasses to count the number of zeroes!
  • Mr. Renaud enjoys buying tickets online because it’s easy. “You don’t have to go to the convenience store, you don’t need to worry about losing your ticket and you receive an email when you win,” he said.
  • Mr. Renaud will be using his winnings to help his three kids, go on vacation and put some money away for 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. 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.



Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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