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$1,000,000Outaouais: Father and son share the Extra grand prize

$1,000,000Outaouais: Father and son share the Extra grand prize

Montréal, March 12, 2020 – Father and son Gilles and Gérard Vilon, who live in the Outaouais area, took home the $1 million grand prize in the February 21 Extra draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: February 21, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Outaouais
  • Retailer: La Différence (11 Rue Laurier, Gatineau)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Gérard decided to check his tickets while he was out running errands.

  • When he heard the terminal chime, he thought he’d likely be able to pay for some of the purchases with the win.

  • When $1,000,000 came up on the screen, his breath caught at how much he could do with that amount.

  • He immediately called his dad to announce the news.

  • Gérard plans to buy a house, while his dad will invest his share of the prize.


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.