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$1,000 a week for lifeA new Laval dad wins big thanks to Gagnant à vie!

$1,000 a week for lifeA new Laval dad wins big thanks to Gagnant à vie!

Montréal, March 12, 2020 — Laval resident Bogdan Radu won the Gagnant à vie grand prize—$1,000 a week for life.


In summary

  • Lottery: Gagnant à vie
  • Prize: $1,000 a week for life
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Claim date: March 6, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laval
  • Retailer: IGA Extra (550 Autoroute Chomedey, Laval)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Ticket owner Bogdan got the surprise of a lifetime when his spouse called him to say that she’d just scratched three VIE symbols.

  • Super excited about the news, he left work early and headed to Loto-Québec’s head office with his spouse.

  • The lucky winner was quite emotional when he accepted the cheque for $1,000 a week for life.

  • The newly engaged parents are planning to use some of the winnings to organize their son’s baptism celebration and investments to ensure a prosperous future for the little one.


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. 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.