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$1,000,000A new millionaire in the Laurentides thanks to Extra

$1,000,000A new millionaire in the Laurentides thanks to Extra

Montréal, February 28, 2020 — Laurentides resident Alfred Roberts took home the $1,000,000 grand prize in the February 18 Extra draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: February 18, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Retailer: Couche-Tard (20 Rue Blainville Ouest, Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville)

      The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.

  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Seeing that he had the first number of the winning selection, Alfred got excited at the prospect of winning at least $2.

  • He continued checking his numbers one by one—until his excitement reached a fever pitch when he realized he’d actually pocketed the $1,000,000 grand prize!

  • Alfred wasted no time in sharing the good news with his kids.

  • “It was when I saw their reaction that it really sunk in what had just happened!” confided the new millionaire.

  • Alfred says he feels lucky that he’ll be able to share his windfall with family members. The lucky winner also told us he plans to buy a new car, and continue living life to the fullest.


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 $1,000,000 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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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