Go to content

Press release

$1,000,000 from Lotto 6/49A trip to Gaspésie for two sisters-in-law from Montérégie

$1,000,000 from Lotto 6/49A trip to Gaspésie for two sisters-in-law from Montérégie

Montréal, November 9, 2021 — Monique Faubert Brisebois and Suzanne Kolosky, two Montérégie residents, play Lotto 6/49 together. The two sisters-in-law have been playing the same numbers for 30 years! On September 25, they finally got lucky and won the $1,000,000 guaranteed prize.



  • Monique would like to return to Gaspésie for a nice long trip.
  • Meanwhile, Suzanne refuses to retire because she loves her job. She’d like to buy a hybrid car and return to Gaspésie as well.
  • The two lucky winners are planning to take this trip in the new car!
  • The winning ticket was bought at the Couche-Tard on Boulevard D’Anjou in Châteauguay. The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: September 25, 2021
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Couche-Tard (53 Boulevard D’Anjou, Châteauguay)


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. Winning ticket holders should contact the 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 November 7, 2021, Loto-Québec paid out 128 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 21 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Source and information
Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

All press releases