Montréal, February 7, 2022 — Montrealer Vincent Addesso won a large prize playing Banco on January 9. After playing the same numbers for two years, the lucky winner took home $1,201,500 with a $2 wager 10 and a $2 wager 5, using the Turbo x 3 option. At first, Vincent thought he had won $1,200, but when he went to a retail location he found out that he had to multiply the amount by a thousand! His plans include taking his wife on a romantic trip and carrying out a landscaping project in his backyard.
The ticket was purchased at Boni-Soir Montréal, located at 12543 Avenue Fernand-Gauthier, in Montréal.
- Lottery: Banco
- Prize: $1,201,500
- Categories: $2 wager 10 and $2 wager 5, with the Turbo x 3 option
- Draw date: January 9, 2022
- Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
- Retailer: Boni-Soir Montréal (12543 Avenue Fernand-Gauthier, Montréal)
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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. In 2021, Loto-Québec paid out 145 prizes of $1 million or more. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 22 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.