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$1,000,000Family splits Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize

$1,000,000Family splits Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize

Montréal, May 24, 2019 — A family who bought their ticket online on lotoquebec.com snagged a $1,000,000 prize in the May 8 Lotto 6/49 draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49 (with ticket bought online)
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: May 8, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches Estrie, Mauricie, Montérégie and Outaouais
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • The family members have been playing the same lottery combinations for over 25 years!
  • Francine, who heads the 16-person group, was the first to find out they won.
  • She immediately called everyone up to tell them the good news.


The lucky winners:

  • Benoit Blanchette, Centre-du-Québec
  • Danielle Blanchette, Montérégie
  • Éric Blanchette, Montérégie
  • Francine Blanchette, Estrie
  • François Blanchette, Montérégie
  • Jean-Marie Blanchette, Mauricie
  • Louise Blanchette, Montérégie
  • Luc Blanchette, Outaouais
  • Lucie Blanchette, Estrie
  • Marius Blanchette, Centre-du-Québec
  • Patrick Blanchette, Centre-du-Québec
  • Raymonde Blanchette, Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Simon Blanchette, Centre-du-Québec
  • Lina Cigna Liboria, Montérégie
  • Carole Lafond, Centre-du-Québec
  • Jules St-Laurent, Estrie



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 21, 2019, Loto-Québec has paid out 34 prizes of $1,000,000 or more, producing 38 millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of large prizes are listed 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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