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$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: An Estrie resident becomes a millionaire just before leaving on vacation!

$1,000,000Lotto 6/49: An Estrie resident becomes a millionaire just before leaving on vacation!

Montréal, February 28, 2020 – Estrie resident Mylène Lapointe took home the $1 million guaranteed prize in the February 8 Lotto 6/49 draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: February 8, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Estrie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Roy (392 Rue Principale Ouest, Coaticook)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal



  • Mylène heard that a winning $1 million ticket had been purchased in Estrie.

  • A few days before leaving on vacation with her daughter, the ticket holder thought: “I’ll check my ticket. I could be the winner!”

  • She called her spouse as soon as she confirmed her win at the retailer, saying: “Come quickly, I’ve just won a million dollars!”

  • She had a really relaxing vacation under the sun thanks to the wonderful surprise.

  • While the excited new millionaire will let the dust settle before making any purchases, she plans to travel more and make investments.


A video (in French only) featuring this winner is available on Loto-Québec’s YouTube channel.

Mylène, gagnante d'un lot de 1 000 000 $ au Lotto 6/49


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.


Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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