Montréal, January 26, 2022 — Marcelle Gauthier won the Lotto 6/49 guaranteed $1 million prize on January 12. This Montérégie resident got the shock of her life when she checked the draw results on Loto-Québec’s website and realized she’d won $1 million!
She plans to make some investments and take a cruise to the Magdalen Islands.
The winning ticket was purchased at Marché Express on Montée Monette, in Saint-Mathieu-de-La Prairie. The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
- Lottery: Lotto 6/49
- Prize: $1,000,000
- Category: Guaranteed prize
- Draw date: January 12, 2022
- Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
- Retailer: Marché Express (660 Montée Monette, Saint-Mathieu-de-La Prairie).
The retailer will receive a $10,000 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. 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.
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.