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$1,000,000Gagnant à vie: A Centre-du-Québec resident wins $1,000 a week for life!

$1,000,000Gagnant à vie: A Centre-du-Québec resident wins $1,000 a week for life!

Montréal, August 20, 2020 – Isabelle Cloutier was stunned to see that she won a $1,000 a week annuity thanks to the Gagnant à vie lottery. The Centre-du-Québec resident opted for the $1,000,000 lump-sum payment!


In summary

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie
  • Prize: $1,000 a week for life
  • Claim date: July 24, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Centre-du-Québec
  • Retailer: Maxi & Cie (1870 Boulevard Saint-Joseph, Drummondville)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City



  • Stunned and excited to see the three VIE symbols on her Gagnant à vie ticket, Isabelle immediately went to her sister’s to calm down a bit.
  • She plans to use her winnings to buy her dream home!
  • She is also thinking about quitting her job.


COVID-19: How to claim your prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, and to protect the health of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec has temporarily suspended in-person prize claims at its prize claim offices. Winners of prizes of $25,000 or more who have a physical lottery ticket should contact Loto-Québec’s customer service team.


Please note: Owners of physical lottery tickets with an expiry date between March 17 and September 17, 2020, inclusively who’ve won a prize will have an additional six months to claim it. The payment terms for prizes won on lotoquebec.com remain the same.


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 August 17, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 69 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 9 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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