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Lotto  6/49 and Lotto  PokerThree Mauricie residents win major lottery prizes

Lotto  6/49 and Lotto  PokerThree Mauricie residents win major lottery prizes

Montréal, August 18, 2022 — Three Mauricie residents took home major prizes over the past few weeks. Grégoire Houde won $1,000,000 in the July 16 Lotto 6/49 draw, while Jean Marie Meunier and Mireille Hill won $212,221 with Lotto Poker on July 22.

 

This new millionaire plans to take a dream cruise

  • Grégoire Houde has been trying his luck at lottery games for several years. He plays Lotto Max as a group with his sons and plays Lotto 6/49 alone.
  • He ended up winning the $1,000,000 Lotto 6/49 guaranteed prize.
  • With his windfall, Houde says he’ll finally be able to realize one of his dreams, i.e. to take a cruise around Côte-Nord and admire the region’s many splendours.
  • The winning ticket was purchased at the Uniprix Marc Dontigny on Boulevard Thibeau in Trois-Rivières. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.

 

In summary

  • Lottery game: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: July 16, 2022
  • Winner’s place of residence: Mauricie
  • Retailer: Uniprix Marc Dontigny (701 Boulevard Thibeau, Trois-Rivières)

       The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.

 

“What a great start to a Friday morning!”

  • On his way home one Friday morning, Jean Marie Meunier stopped at a convenience store to do some shopping.
  • He took the opportunity to check some of his tickets and play Lotto Poker, a lottery game he enjoys playing because of the progressive jackpot.
  • Meunier suddenly heard sounds and saw images appear on the customer display screen. That’s when he realized he’d just won the $212,221 progressive jackpot with a royal flush!
  • He’ll be sharing the prize with his spouse, Mireille Hill. The couple say they plan to pay off their car and put the money towards their retirement.

 

In summary

  • Lottery game: Lotto Poker with the Plus option
  • Prize: $212,221
  • Category: Progressive jackpot
  • Draw date: July 22, 2022
  • Winners’ place of residence: Mauricie
  • Retailer: Petro-Canada (2550 Boulevard des Récollets, Trois-Rivières)

 

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 14, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 69 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.

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