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$1,000,000Formule groupe in Montréal: Guaranteed prize won in the Lotto 6/49 draw!

$1,000,000Formule groupe in Montréal: Guaranteed prize won in the Lotto 6/49 draw!

Montréal, September 23, 2020 – Lady Luck smiled on a group of Montrealers in the August 1, 2020, Lotto 6/49 draw. They won $1,000,000 with a Formule groupe ticket purchased in a brand new convenience store! At this writing, nine of the ten $100,000 shares had been claimed.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49 (Formule groupe)
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: August 1, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montreal
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Chez Laurie (2935 Rue Fleury Est, Montréal)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montreal


The winners are:


  • Wrolph Marco Alce
  • Dovel Antonio Abreu Garcia
  • Johnny Applewaithe
  • Mania Beauvais
  • Charles Desloges
  • Jacques Lalande
  • Franca Merulla
  • Nadette Senadain
  • Denis Tardif



The winners had lots of plans for the proceeds of their cheques, including getting ready for retirement, treating their loved-ones and purchasing a duplex.


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 temporarily suspended in-person prize claims at its prize claim offices on March 18. Winners of prizes of $10,000 or more who have a physical lottery ticket should contact Loto-Québec’s customer service team.


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 September 21, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 82 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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