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$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: The guaranteed prize surprises a Montrealer

$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: The guaranteed prize surprises a Montrealer

Montréal, February 3, 2020 — Montréal resident Hugues Jackson took home the $1 million guaranteed prize in the January 18 Lotto 6/49 draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: January 18, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Lottery kiosk at Place Bourassa (6000 Boulevard Henri-Bourassa Est, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal

 

Highlights

  • Hugues checked the results of the Lotto 6/49 draw, but didn’t notice that he had the winning guaranteed number.

  • He set aside the ticket to replay it later.

  • When he went to a retailer to replay his selection, he heard the terminal chime announcing that he’d won $1 million!

  • Hugues had forgotten to check the number for the guaranteed prize!

  • Back home, he said to his spouse: “We have a bit of cash to spend!”

  • While the new millionaire will let the dust settle before making any purchases, he certainly plans to invest the money.

 

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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