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$1,000 a week for lifeShe receives a Christmas gift that pays out big!

$1,000 a week for lifeShe receives a Christmas gift that pays out big!

Montréal, January 11, 2019 – Capitale-Nationale resident Stéphanie Gagnon had the good fortune of winning a lifetime annuity of $1,000 a week on a Gagnant à vie! scratch ticket she received as a gift.


In short

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie!
  • Prize won: $1,000,000 (lump sum)
  • Category: grand prize
  • Claim date: January 3, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Retailer: Metro (333, côte Joyeuse, Saint-Raymond)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% prize of $ 10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s Québec City office



  • Stéphanie had the surprise of her life when she scratched the instant lottery ticket her father, Michel Gagnon, gave her as a gift, winning her $1,000 a year for life!
  • There was no hesitation in opting for the million-dollar lump sum.
  • This stroke of luck will enable her to make the purchase of her first house. She also plans to pamper her father.


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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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