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$1,000,000A Mauricie resident who never says no to Extra wins the grand prize!

$1,000,000A Mauricie resident who never says no to Extra wins the grand prize!

Montréal, August 5, 2021 – Ginette Laflamme took home the $1,000,000 grand prize in the July 5 Extra draw. This Mauricie resident can now make her dream of buying a house a reality.


In summary

  • Lottery: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Draw date: July 5, 2021
  • Winner’s place of residence: Mauricie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Roger 2 (667 Rue De La Vérendrye, Trois-Rivières)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.



  • A week before she won, Ms. Laflamme proclaimed, “That’ll be me!” as she watched the latest lottery winners appear on the Loto-Québec screen.
  • She only recently started buying Banco and Quotidienne tickets and she never says no to Extra.
  • The lucky winner said she wants to keep her feet on the ground, but still dreams of buying a house.


COVID-19: How to claim a prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec’s prize claim offices in Montréal and Quebec City are open by appointment only to ticket holders who’ve won a prize of $2,000 or more. For this reason, players who’ve won such a prize should contact Loto-Québec’s customer service team. Under the current circumstances, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize is still by mail. For more information on prize payment terms and conditions, please visit lotoquebec.com.


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 August 8, 2021, Loto-Québec paid out 100 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 15 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


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Brian LeCompte
Public Affairs Advisor

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