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$1,000,000Extra: Mauricie couple happily wins grand prize

$1,000,000Extra: Mauricie couple happily wins grand prize

Montréal, October 11, 2019 — Mauricie residents Denise Parent Bilodeau and Robert Bilodeau won $1,000,000 in the October 1 Extra draw. It was an emotional moment for these two when they celebrated their win at the Salon de jeux de Trois-Rivières.


In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: October 1, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Mauricie
  • Retailer: Couche-Tard (2255 105e Avenue, Shawinigan)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Salon de jeux de Trois-Rivières



  • The couple found out they won the $1,000,000 Extra grand prize the day after celebrating Robert’s birthday.

  • Denise and Robert say they’ll use this influx of cash to treat themselves and continue living to the fullest.


A video of the winners is available on Loto-Québec’s YouTube channel.

Robert et Denise, gagnants d'un lot de 1 000 000 $ à l'Extra


Lottery prize payments at casinos and gaming halls

Lottery winners can claim their prize at the Salon de jeux de Trois-Rivières, Salon de jeux de Québec, Loto-Québec’s headquarters in Montréal or Loto-Québec’s offices in Québec City. Prizes can also be claimed at the Casino de Montréal, Casino du Lac-Leamy, Casino de Charlevoix or Casino de Mont-Tremblant. For complete details, please visit 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. Between January 1 and October 8, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 66 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned 62 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 20 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of large prizes 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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