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$1,000,000Extra: A new millionaire in Gaspésie—Îles‑de‑la‑Madeleine!

$1,000,000Extra: A new millionaire in Gaspésie—Îles‑de‑la‑Madeleine!

Montréal, January 15, 2020 — Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine resident Réjean Lapierre took home the $1,000,000 grand prize in the December 20 Extra draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: December 20, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine
  • Retailer: Épicerie Jalco (828 Chemin du Bassin, Bassin)

      The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.

  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City

 

Highlights

  • Réjean discovered he won $1,000,000 when he decided to replay a Quotidienne ticket with Extra.

  • “The sound from the terminal was so loud, I thought it was some kind of maintenance issue,” the lucky winner said as he described the moment he saw $1,000,000 pop up on-screen.

  • He immediately called his spouse and daughter to tell them the good news. Both of them couldn’t believe it.

  • “I cried so much,” the lucky winner confided when he came to pick up his cheque.

  • The new millionaire says he wants to wait a little before making any plans on how he’ll spend 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 $1,000,000 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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