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$1,000,000A Centre‑du‑Québec family wins the Extra grand prize

$1,000,000A Centre‑du‑Québec family wins the Extra grand prize

Montréal, October 24, 2019 — Rita Deladurantaye, Léopold Fournier, Dany Fournier and François Fournier, all members of a family from Centre-du-Québec, took home the $1 million prize in the October 19 Extra draw. The happy winners were truly excited to celebrate their good luck.


In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: October 19, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Centre-du-Québec
  • Retailer: Dépanneur L’Express (2535 Rue Bécancour, Lyster)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City



  • Rita got the surprise of a lifetime when she realized she had won the $1 million grand prize in the Extra draw.

  • She quickly told her spouse about the win, then woke their two sons to share the good news.

  • “We couldn’t believe it,” the two brothers said when they came to claim the prize.

  • The generous lady decided to share the prize with her spouse and two children.

  • The win will guarantee the lucky family’s financial security, but the couple still plan to treat themselves to a new car.


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 22, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 70 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned  65 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 21 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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