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$1,000,000A Montrealer becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49

$1,000,000A Montrealer becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49

Montréal, January 16, 2020 – Montréal resident Domenico Buscio took home the $1 million guaranteed prize in the December 28 Lotto 6/49 draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: December 28, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Retailer: Familiprix (8770 Boulevard Provencher, Saint-Léonard)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal



  • Domenico remained calm when he discovered he’d won the Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize. Not wanting to be disappointed, he agreed with his spouse that he wouldn’t plan anything before getting confirmation that he was indeed a millionaire.
  • Now that he has his cheque in hand, he plans to buy his dream car. The prize money will also help ensure a comfortable future for his children. 


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 worth $1 million or more, turning 82 people into millionaires. 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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