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Gagnant à vieA Montérégie woman wins $1,000 a week for life!

Gagnant à vieA Montérégie woman wins $1,000 a week for life!

Montréal, December 21, 2022 – Montérégie resident Serginia Vassor took home the Gagnant à vie top prize of $1,000 a week for life. Even though she went to the convenience store to purchase a Lotto Max ticket, the young woman suddenly became tempted by a Gagnant à vie ticket. “I don’t think the word happy is strong enough to describe how I feel right now,” she said, overcome with emotion at having won such a prize just before the holidays.


VIDEO – Watch the winner tell us her story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMhamZ-7E9o.



  • Serginia Vassor went to the convenience store to buy a ticket for her favourite lottery, Lott Max, since the jackpot was $60,000,000. At the cash register, she had the urge to buy a Gagnant à vie ticket, which is not something she usually does.
  • Three days later, at 7 a.m., the Montérégie resident uncovered three VIE symbols in the fourth game. She turned on all the lights in the house to make sure she was seeing it correctly!
  • Overcome, the lucky winner started screaming for joy and called her family to share the great news. “There was no way I could go to work before I spoke to my family,” said the winner.
  • Serginia opted for the $1,000,000 lump-sum prize associated with the $1,000 a week for life annuity. She intends to invest it and grow her career to become her own boss.


The winning ticket was purchased at Dépanneur Sophie L., on Rue Victoria in Longueuil. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Gagnant à vie
  • Prize: $1,000 a week for life (lump sum prize of $1,000,000)
  • Category: Top prize
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Sophie L. (2040 Rue Victoria, Longueuil)

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


Close to $1.5 billion in prizes awarded

Loto-Québec has been delivering entertainment to Quebecers for over 50 years, and its operations benefit the people and province of Québec. During the 2021–2022 year, it awarded close to $1.5 billion in prizes to lottery winners—a record for the government corporation. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page in the Lotteries section of the lotoquebec.com website.


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Marine Haddadi
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