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$1,000,000 from Lotto 6/49Four friends from Capitale-Nationale will be renovating their new cottage

$1,000,000 from Lotto 6/49Four friends from Capitale-Nationale will be renovating their new cottage

Montréal, June 3, 2022 — Four friends from Capitale-Nationale split the guaranteed $1,000,000 prize in the May 14 Lotto 6/49 draw. These two couples have known each other for a decade and recently bought a cottage together. They learned of their good fortune while they were spending a day working on their new property. They plan to use their million-dollar win to put some savings aside… and continue renovating their country house!



  • Christelle Blaise
  • Magali Large
  • Philippe Leleu
  • Jean-Noël Vignol


VIDEO – Watch the winners tell their story about finding out about their win: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1wFcuTgraY&feature=youtu.be.


The winning ticket was purchased at the IGA Extra grocery store on Boulevard des Gradins, in Quebec City. This retailer will receive a commission equal to 1% of the overall prize, i.e. $10,000.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: May 14, 2022
  • Winners’ place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Retailer: IGA Extra (5555 Boulevard des Gradins, Quebec City)
    This retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


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 May 29, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 41 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided nine lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


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Marine Haddadi
Public Relations Advisor

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