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$2,000,000A new millionaire in Estrie thanks to Québec 49

$2,000,000A new millionaire in Estrie thanks to Québec 49

Montréal, March 13, 2020 — Estrie resident Gervais Bolduc was ever so pleased to step into Loto-Québec’s Winners’ Lounge to collect the $2 million prize he won in the March 4 Québec 49 draw.


In summary

  • Lottery: Québec 49
  • Prize: $2,000,000
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: March 4, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Estrie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Roy (392 Rue Principale Ouest, Coaticook)
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Gervais had his tickets validated while he was running some errands.

  • When he first heard the terminal chime an unusual tune, he thought he’d won $200.

  • The employee told him that he was in fact a multimillionaire!

  • The lucky winner received congratulations from the store’s employees and customers.

  • Excited, he contacted his spouse to give her the good news.

  • The winner plans to use his winnings to buy a new house and invest.


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.