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$1,000,000A Lanaudière man wins big with Lotto 6/49!

$1,000,000A Lanaudière man wins big with Lotto 6/49!

Montréal, June 25, 2020 — Lanaudière resident Daniel Plouffe took home the $1,000,000 guaranteed prize in the May 27 Lotto 6/49 draw. Our interview with the winner was conducted virtually to comply with physical distancing rules.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: May 27, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Retailer: Tabagie Casa Tabac (1194 Boul. des Seigneurs, Terrebonne)



  • Daniel, a Lotto 6/49 regular, always play the same numbers, all of which hold a particular significance to him.

  • After the May 27 draw, he woke up at 3 a.m. to discover that he was a newly minted millionaire. “I froze,” Daniel recalled, adding that he didn’t sleep a wink the rest of the night.

  • As soon as the sun started to come up, the lucky winner headed over to a retailer to check his ticket. Seeing that he’d well and truly won a whopping million dollars, Daniel wasted no time in going to his son’s place to share the good news.

  • The Lanaudière resident says he plans to put some of the money towards his retirement and buy himself a new car.


    You can watch our virtual interview with the winner on Loto-Québec’s YouTube channel (in French only).

    Daniel, gagnant 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 website.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

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Marisol Schnorr
Head of Media and Public Affairs

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