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$3,841,273This Lotto 6/49 winner plans to return to his native Côte‑Nord

$3,841,273This Lotto 6/49 winner plans to return to his native Côte‑Nord

Montréal, July 14, 2022 — Capitale-Nationale resident Francis Boulianne took home $3,841,273 in the June 15 Lotto 6/49 draw with a ticket he purchased on lotoquebec.com. The newly minted multimillionaire, who celebrated his birthday just a few days before the draw, plans to retire and realize many dreams—like buying a home in his native Côte-Nord, where he’d like to return and live. He also intends to take his significant other on a trip to Hawaii and on a Caribbean cruise.


VIDEO – Watch Francis Boulianne tell his story to host Julie Houle | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs0H5rWym_w.



  • It was only after his work day that Boulianne, who bought his ticket on lotoquebec.com, was able to call back the employee who’d tried to contact him. Just like she instructed him to do, he checked the lotoquebec.com email informing him of the prize he’d won.
  • Once he saw the amount—a whopping $3,841,273—on his phone screen, the lucky winner’s reaction was instant: “I got some kind of a chill and my hair stood on end. Tears crept up on me. Even now, I’m overcome with emotion,” he confided to host Julie Houle.
  • Boulianne, accompanied by his partner of many years and family members, picked up his cheque at the Quebec City prize claim office.
  • There were two winners of the $7,682,546 Lotto 6/49 jackpot on June 15: one person in Ontario; and the other, Boulianne, who purchased his selection on lotoquebec.com.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $3,841,273
  • Category: Jackpot (one of two winning selections)
  • Draw date: June 15, 2022
  • Winner’s place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • The winning ticket was purchased on 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. Between January 1 and July 13, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 62 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Source and for more information:
Marine Haddadi
Public Relations Advisor

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