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$1,000 a week for lifeA Montérégie resident is 2020’s first Gagnant à vie winner

$1,000 a week for lifeA Montérégie resident is 2020’s first Gagnant à vie winner

Montréal, January 24, 2020 – Montérégie resident Line Gagnon Lespérance has won a Gagnant à vie grand prize – $1,000 a week for life.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie
  • Prize: $1,000 a week for life
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Claim date: January 14, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Maxi (1601 Boulevard Périgny, Chambly)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal

 

Highlights

  • Continuing a family tradition started by her spouse, Line gives Gagnant à vie lottery tickets as Christmas gifts.

  • She waited until after the holiday season to scratch her own ticket and was stunned when she uncovered three Gagnant à vie symbols, winning a $1,000 a week annuity.

  • The winner was excited to come to Loto-Québec’s offices with family members to collect a cheque for $1 million, which is the lump sum associated with the prize.

  • Line plans to treat her children and make some investments.

 

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. 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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