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$1,000 a week for lifeLucky Montérégie resident wins Gagnant à vie

$1,000 a week for lifeLucky Montérégie resident wins Gagnant à vie

Montréal, October 24, 2019 — Montérégie resident Josée Lauzière took home the grand prize of $1,000 a week for life! She uncovered the grand prize on her Gagnant à vie ticket.


In summary

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie
  • Prize: $1,000 a week for life
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Claim date: October 17, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: kiosk at Les Galeries de Granby (40 Rue Évangéline, Granby)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City



  • Josée buys several lottery tickets, including a Gagnant à vie ticket, every week.

  • When she uncovered three diamond symbols on her ticket, it didn’t cross her mind that she’d won the grand prize. It was when she went to check her ticket that she found out she’d won $1,000 a week for life!

  • The first thing Josée did was call one of her sons. When the latter sensed her jittery composure over the phone, he thought the worst. However, once she began talking, he soon realized that he was on the receiving end of some great news from “a mother who truly deserves it.”

  • The lucky winner decided to opt for the $1,000,000 lump sum.

  • With the money, Josée says she plans to take a trip to a tropical destination, pay off a few debts and spoil her children.


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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