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$ 1,000,000A new millionaire in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean thanks to Lotto 6/49!

$ 1,000,000A new millionaire in Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean thanks to Lotto 6/49!

Montréal, October 11, 2019 — Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident Marlène Hudon took home the guaranteed $1 million prize in the October 5 Lotto 6/49 draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: October 5, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Saguenay‒Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Retailer: Loto-Québec kiosk at Place du Royaume (1401 Boulevard Talbot, Chicoutimi)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City



  • It was while checking her ticket at the grocery store, where she was shopping with her mother, that Marlène found out she’d bagged the Lotto 6/49 guaranteed $1 million prize.

  • What was supposed to be a quick trip to the grocery store soon turned into quite the commotion.

  • The news of her win spread fast, and many fellow shoppers congratulated her.

  • Marlène’s eyes were filled with tears when she came by to claim her cheque, which she considers a godsend since she plans to retire soon.


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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