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$1,000,000Holders of a Formule groupe ticket win Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize

$1,000,000Holders of a Formule groupe ticket win Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize

Montréal, February 18, 2020 — A retailer-created Formule groupe ticket won its holders $1,000,000 in the January 22 Lotto 6/49 draw. The winners came one by one to claim their share of the prize. To date, nine of the ten $100,000 shares have been claimed.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49 played with Formule groupe
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: January 22, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Estrie and Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur du Marché (400  Avenue Sainte-Anne, Saint-Hyacinthe)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal


The winners are:

  • Vasoodeven Curpen from Montérégie

  • Jacques Désautels from Montérégie

  • Jean-Roch Duplessis from Montérégie

  • Sophannak Im from Montérégie

  • Gilbert Laganière from Montérégie

  • Léo Nichols from Montérégie

  • Franco Pimparé from Montérégie

  • Geneviève Viau from Montérégie

  • André Williams from Estrie



When each of the winners came to pick up their cheque, they shared their plans on how they’ll be spending their $100K—some of these include taking a trip, spoiling loved ones and family members, and splurging on a new home and new appliances.


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.


Marisol Schnorr
Head of Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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