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$500,000Mother-son duo from Montérégie win the Grande Vie grand prize

$500,000Mother-son duo from Montérégie win the Grande Vie grand prize

Montréal, September 3, 2019 – Michelle O. Levert and her son Guy Péloquin, who both live in the Montérégie area, took home $500,000, which is the lump sum associated with the $25,000 a year for life annuity, in the August 29 Grande Vie draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Grande Vie
  • Prize: $500,000
  • Category: 5/5
  • Draw date: August 29, 2019
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Boni-Soir (467 Chemin de Bondville, Knowlton)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • The mother-son duo spends a lot of time together, so they decided to create a lottery group.
  • That was a really good idea, as they won the Grande Vie second prize of $500,000.
  • Guy took care of having their tickets checked at the retailer where he’d bought them. That’s where he found out they’d won.
  • Michelle and Guy have lots of projects in mind and plan to use the money to treat themselves.


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 3, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 58 prizes worth $1 million or more, turning 59 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 15 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

Samuel Larochelle
Public Affairs Advisor

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