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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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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