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$1,000,000Bas‑Saint‑Laurent: A new millionaire thanks to Banco spécial!

$1,000,000Bas‑Saint‑Laurent: A new millionaire thanks to Banco spécial!

Montréal, November 19, 2019 — Bas-Saint-Laurent resident Christiane Rousseau took home $1 million in the November 12 Banco spécial draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Banco spécial
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: 15/20
  • Draw date: November 12, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Retailer: Familiprix (411 Avenue Sirois, Rimouski)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City



  • Christiane loves to play Banco spécial and she always checks her tickets before going to sleep.

  • On November 12, she was pleased to see that she’d won $1,000, and went to bed.

  • It’s only the next day once the ticket was officially verified that she realized that she’d become a millionaire!

  • Christiane was overwhelmed as she left Loto-Québec’s offices with her cheque in hand.

  • The lucky winner plans to treat herself to a new car and some renovations on her home.


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 November 19, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 78 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned 71 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 22 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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