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$7,102,956Winner takes the Lotto 6/49 jackpot, then heads to work!

$7,102,956Winner takes the Lotto 6/49 jackpot, then heads to work!

Montréal, February 11, 2022 — Hubert Breault, a Centre-du-Québec resident, won $7,102,956 in the January 29 Lotto 6/49 draw. This new multimillionaire still showed up for work the next few days, while waiting to claim his prize at the Loto-Québec offices. He plans to use his sudden fortune to spoil his two children, travel and build a new house.


  • It was while listening to the radio that Hubert learned that the Lotto 6/49 jackpot had been won in Centre-du-Québec.
  • So he fetched his ticket from his car and checked it using the Lotteries app on his phone.
  • To his great surprise, he realized he was the lucky winner and that he’d won over $7,000,000!
  • “Even though I’ve known for a few days now that I won, it’s today, here in the Loto-Québec winners’ lounge, that it’s really sinking in!” he said as he received his cheque.
  • Hubert, who plans to retire, will make some investments and spoil his two children.
  • He’d like to build a house and buy an electric car too.
  • He also plans to discover Québec, travel across Western Canada and visit the Grand Canyon, when the public health situation permits.

The winning ticket was purchased at a Sonic gas station, a branch of VIVACO groupe coopératif, on Boulevard Arthabaska in Victoriaville. The retailer will receive a $71,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.

In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $7,102,956
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: January 29, 2022
  • Winner’s place of residence: Centre-du-Québec
  • Retailer: VIVACO groupe coopératif (14 Boulevard Arthabaska, Victoriaville)
    The retailer will receive a $71,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.


COVID-19: How to claim a prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and safety of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec’s prize claim offices in Montréal and Quebec City are open by appointment only. Winning ticket holders should contact the customer service team. Under the current circumstances, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize is still by mail. For more information on prize payment terms and conditions, please visit lotoquebec.com.


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. 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.


Source and for more information:
Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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