Montréal, April 22, 2022 — Lanaudière residents Lucie Morel and Russell Mann were elated to find out that they won the guaranteed $1,000,000 prize in the February 12 Lotto 6/49 draw. It never even crossed Morel’s mind that she could win the guaranteed prize. She’d always tell her spouse when they’d be checking their tickets at home: “Forget that! We'll never win that,” referring to the guaranteed prize number.
The lucky winners, who’ve just recently come back to Québec after several years abroad, are currently looking to buy a new house. And no doubt they’ll be adding to their wish list!
The winning ticket was purchased at the IGA Extra on Boulevard du Grand-Héron in Saint-Jérôme. The retailer will receive a commission equal to 1% of the overall prize, i.e. $10,000.
- Lottery game: Lotto 6/49
- Prize: $1,000,000
- Category: Guaranteed prize
- Draw date: February 12, 2022
- Winners’ place of residence: Lanaudière
- Retailer: IGA Extra (1005 Boulevard du Grand-Héron, Saint-Jérôme)
The retailer will receive a commission equal to 1% of the overall prize, i.e. $10,000.
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 April 17, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 31 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided seven lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.