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$1,000,000Two Montrealers win the Extra jackpot

$1,000,000Two Montrealers win the Extra jackpot

Montréal, May 21, 2019 – Isabelle Bédard and Mélanie Chassé lucked out with Extra! The Montreal residents are looking forward to treating themselves with the $1,000,000 they won in the draw on May 9.


In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: May 9, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Marché Bob Boni-Soir (8596 De Grosbois Street, Montréal)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal



  • These lucky ladies have been buying lottery tickets together since they tied the knot three years ago.

  • When Mélanie checked their ticket, she was so shocked, she couldn’t speak, but Isabelle let out a whoop for joy.

  • The winners immediately told everyone the good news.

  • They walked out of Loto-Québec’s offices with two cheques for $500,000.

  • They plan to put some of the money toward home renovations they’ve been wanting to do, as well as spoil their families. They’ll invest whatever is left.


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. Between January 1 and May 14, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 33 prizes worth $1 million or more, turning 38 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of major prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


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

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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