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$1,000,000A Montérégie couple are new millionaires thanks to Extra

$1,000,000A Montérégie couple are new millionaires thanks to Extra

Montréal, March 12, 2020 — Montérégie couple Robert Seyer and Ginette D’Amour won the $1 million prize in the February 11 Extra draw.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: February 11, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Lottery kiosk at Galeries St-Hyacinthe (3200 Boulevard Laframboise, Saint-Hyacinthe)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal

 

Highlights

  • Robert went to a retailer to validate a stack of lottery tickets.

  • The employee said he had won a nice amount, discreetly pointing to the results indicated on the validation slip.

  • That’s how he discovered he was a millionaire!

  • Not believing his eyes, he quickly called his spouse, who had purchased the winning ticket with him.

  • With that tidy sum, the new millionaire couple, who were already planning their wedding, will get to enjoy some extra perks on their European cruise in the fall, plan their retirement and treat their children and grandchildren.

 

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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