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$1,000,000The grand prize at Extra is won in Saguenay‑Lac‑Saint‑Jean

$1,000,000The grand prize at Extra is won in Saguenay‑Lac‑Saint‑Jean

Montréal, January 10, 2019 – Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean resident Mona Gilbert won the million-dollar grand prize at the December 28 draw of Extra.


In short

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: 7/7
  • Claim date: December 28, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Cadeko Alma (1005 Avenue du Pont Sud, Alma)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s Québec City office



  • Ms. Gilbert, who is currently battling an illness, is very happy to win the grand prize at Extra and plans to put some of her winnings towards all her additional expenses related to her treatment.
  • The big winner also plans on pampering her two sons, purchase a hot tub and splurge on a convertible for a road trip with friends.


  • “I will be able to concentrate on getting well and receiving my treatments without the worry of the costs involved!” exclaimed Ms. Gilbert when she came to claim her prize at Loto-Québec.


Lottery prize payments in gaming establishments

Lottery winners may claim their prizes at the Trois-Rivières and Québec City gaming halls, Loto-Québec’s Montréal and Québec City offices, or at the Casino de Montréal, Casino du Lac-Leamy, Casino de Charlevoix or Casino de Mont-Tremblant. All details are on the You’ve won? page of the Lotteries site.


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 139 lottery prizes worth $1 million or more. Gagnant à vie!, Grande Vie and Liste de vie! lotteries provided 22 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Our big prize winners can be found on the Lotteries website’s Winners page.


Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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