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$1,000 a week for lifeGagnant à vie: A Montrealer scratches an online ticket and wins the grand prize!

$1,000 a week for lifeGagnant à vie: A Montrealer scratches an online ticket and wins the grand prize!

Montréal, September 16, 2019 – Jason Bernier, a young Montrealer, won the Gagnant à vie grand prize after scratching his online ticket using Loto-Québec’s Lotteries mobile app.


In summary

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie (online ticket purchased on Loto-Québec’s Lotteries mobile app)
  • Prize: $1,000 a week for life
  • Claim date: September 12, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Jason got the surprise of his life when he scratched three identical symbols on Game 5 of the Gagnant à vie lottery using the Lotteries mobile app.

  • Stunned, he touched the wrong button on his phone and the screen froze. He quickly called Loto-Québec and was both relieved and thrilled when the representative confirmed his win.

  • A little later, the lucky winner left Loto-Québec’s offices smiling from ear-to-ear with the $1,000 a week for life grand prize documentation in his pocket.

  • The thirty-something young man registered on lotoquebec.com a few years ago after his mom won a $4,000 prize.

  • With this nice weekly income, Jason’s financial future is guaranteed for his whole, entire life! For now, he plans to buy 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 September 10, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 60 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned 61 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 16 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of large prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.


Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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