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$1,000,000Extra: A Montrealer becomes a millionaire!

$1,000,000Extra: A Montrealer becomes a millionaire!

Montréal, February 3, 2020 – Montréal resident Daniel David took home the $1 million grand prize in the December 18 Extra draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: December 18, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: IGA (714 Boulevard Saint-Laurent Ouest, Louiseville)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal

 

Highlights

  • Daniel checked his ticket using Loto-Québec’s Lotteries app.

  • Believing that he’d won $1,000, he went to a retailer to confirm the win using the self-serve ticket checker.

  • Seeing all the zeros line up on the screen, he asked the clerk to validate the ticket.

  • It’s only when he received the validation coupon that he understood that he had become a millionaire thanks to the Extra grand prize.

  • “It didn’t sink in at first, but now I know it’s true!” said the winner as he received his cheque.

  • Just a few months shy of retirement, the new millionaire admitted that this infusion of cash will be very useful.

 

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. In 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 88 prizes of $1 million or more. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 23 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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