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$1,000,000Extra: Travel is in the offing for a Chaudière‑Appalaches couple

$1,000,000Extra: Travel is in the offing for a Chaudière‑Appalaches couple

Montréal, October 31, 2019 – Chaudière-Appalaches residents Jocelyn Proulx and Joanne Sauvé won $1 million in the October 23 Extra draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: October 23, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Chaudières-Appalaches
  • Retailer: Accommodation Robie (435 Rue Simoneau, Thetford Mines)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City

 

Highlights

  • Jocelyn got quite a surprise when he checked his ticket and realized that a million-dollar windfall was his thanks to Extra!

  • “The numbers were just a blur!” he said when describing how he experienced the news.

  • He quickly woke his spouse to tell her they were millionaires. “Come and see this! I think we won $1 million!” Joanne was simply flabbergasted.

  • The couple will be going on their dream trips, including following in the steps of Harry Potter in England and travelling across Scotland by train.

 

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. From January 1 to October 29, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 76 prizes of $1 million or more and turned 69 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.

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Source:
Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

Information:
Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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