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$1,000,000A Lanaudière woman plans to retire after winning the guaranteed Lotto 6/49 prize

$1,000,000A Lanaudière woman plans to retire after winning the guaranteed Lotto 6/49 prize

Montréal, October 28, 2020 — Lanaudière resident Paméla St-Jean took home the guaranteed $1,000,000 prize in the October 14 Lotto 6/49 draw. The newly minted millionaire says she plans to use her windfall to retire, buy a new car and spoil her loved ones.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: October 14, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Retailer: Métro Marché Saint-Gabriel (160 Rue Saint-Gabriel, Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office, Montréal

 

Highlights

  • Paméla checked her ticket at her same retailer she always goes to.
  • She got quite the start when she learnt that she’d won $1,000,000, i.e. the Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize.
  • The winner, who has never taken a summer off due to the nature of her work, says she plans to retire and enjoy next summer to the fullest.
  • She also plans to spoil her loved ones and buy a new car.

 

COVID-19: How to claim your prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec has reopened its prize claim offices in Montréal and Quebec City by appointment only, and only for prize claims amounting to $10,000 or more. Right now, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $10,000 is by mail. Prizes amounting to $600 or less can be claimed at any Loto-Québec retailer.

 

Please note: Owners of physical lottery tickets with an expiry date between March 17 and September 17, 2020, inclusively who’ve won a prize will have an additional six months to claim it. The payment terms for prizes won on lotoquebec.com remain the same.

 

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. Between January 1 and October 26, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 92 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 12 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.

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Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

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Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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