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$1,000,000A new Côte‑Nord millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49

$1,000,000A new Côte‑Nord millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49

Montréal, February 3, 2020 – 2020 started off on a good note for Côte-Nord resident Jean Dugas, who took home the $1 million guaranteed prize in the January 15 Lotto 6/49 draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: January 15, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Côte-Nord
  • Retailer: Alimentation J.M.D.S. (358 Rue Principale, Longue-Rive)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City

 

Highlights

  • Jean bought a first ticket, which he misplaced. So, he bought another one.

  • After the draw, he compared the numbers on his ticket to the winning combination.

  • The numbers didn’t seem to match, but before throwing the ticket out, he had it validated at a retailer.

  • That’s when he learned that he was a millionaire!

  • On track to retire in two years, Jean will instead take it sooner! His spouse is planning a family trip to France.

 

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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