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$3,500,000A Centre‑du‑Québec resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49!

$3,500,000A Centre‑du‑Québec resident becomes a millionaire thanks to Lotto 6/49!

Montréal, March 12, 2020 – Centre-du-Québec resident Kéven Proulx took home the $3,500,000 jackpot in the February 19 Lotto 6/49 draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $3,500,000
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: February 19, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Centre-du-Québec
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Coin des Trois Lacs (309 Boulevard Coakley, Asbestos)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $35,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City

 

Highlights

  • When Kéven went to the convenience store to check his ticket, he thought he’d won $3,500.

  • Instead, the cashier told him he’d won $3.5 million. He just couldn’t believe it.

  • The more she repeated the amount, the more he was astonished: “I just couldn’t wrap my head around the fact that I’d won such a big prize!”

  • He went to see a good friend and, together, they checked everything they could: the numbers, the draw date, etc.

  • “Before winning, I had lots of dreams. Today, I’m so excited that can’t remember one of them!” he said, as he held the cheque confirming the win.

  • Kéven plans on taking his time to decide what he’ll do with his windfall.

 

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.

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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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