Montréal, August 17, 2021 — Lubelia Maria Braga Raposo tried her luck by once again saying yes to Extra! By replaying an older ticket that she had hung onto, the Laval woman ended up taking home the $1,000,000 grand prize in the August 3 draw.
- Lottery: Extra
- Prize: $1,000,000
- Category: Grand prize
- Draw date: August 3, 2021
- Winner’s place of residence: Laval
- Retailer: Couche-Tard (2050 Boulevard René-Laennec, Laval)
The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
Lubelia Maria usually plays the lottery using the same set of numbers.
After checking the ticket with the Lotteries app, her spouse was the one who informed her she’d won the million.
The winner had to take a moment to let the news sink in.
The couple barely slept as they waited to claim their grand prize from Loto-Québec.
Lubelia Maria intends to invite her children to dinner to tell them the good news.
With her prize, she plans to pay off her car and home loans and spoil her children.
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.
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 15, 2021, Loto-Québec paid out 102 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.