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Lotto 6/49A Montérégie couple pockets $1,000,000!

Lotto 6/49A Montérégie couple pockets $1,000,000!

Montréal, August 23, 2022 — Montérégie couple André Paquette and Hélène Montpetit took home the Lotto 6/49 guaranteed $1 million prize in the August 3 draw. They plan to use their windfall to spoil their loved ones and make a few of their dreams come true.



  • Paquette found out he’d won the prize in the middle of the night.
  • He was awake, so he decided to check the Lotto 6/49 draw results. That’s when he realized he had the winning combination for a guaranteed prize.
  • After carefully rechecking the numbers one by one several times, he was sure that he and his spouse had won $1 million! He then woke her up to share the good news.
  • The couple said they couldn’t sleep another wink that night!


The winning ticket was purchased at Provigo Le Marché on Rue King-George, in Longueuil. 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: August 3, 2022
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Provigo Le Marché (1150 Rue King-George, Longueuil).
    The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


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 21, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 71 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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Danny Racine
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