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Célébration 2022Mauricie has a new millionaire thanks to a ticket received as a gift

Célébration 2022Mauricie has a new millionaire thanks to a ticket received as a gift

Montréal, January 27, 2022 — Guylaine Corriveau won $1,000,000 in the at-home prize draws during the Célébration 2022 gala, broadcast on TVA on January 9. The Mauricie resident won the million with a ticket she received as a gift from her employer!


“I checked my ticket and saw that I’d won $1,000,000! I checked at least 10 times to be sure!” said Guylaine, adding that she even asked her spouse to have a look at it using the Lotteries app.


The Mauricie resident says that she’s going to let the dust settle before making any decisions about what to do with her windfall.


The ticket was bought at the Metro on Boulevard Jean-XXIII in Trois-Rivières. The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Célébration 2022
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Winner’s place of residence: Mauricie
  • Retailer: Metro (5005 Boulevard Jean-XXIII, Trois-Rivières)
    The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


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. Ticket holders who’ve won a prize of $25,000 or more 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 information:
Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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