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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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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