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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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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