Montréal, May 2, 2022 — Léo Rousseau, a Centre-du-Québec resident, took home the Gagnant à vie grand prize of $1,000 a week for life. In the end, he opted for the lump-sum prize of $1,000,000.
The lucky winner says he plans to make investments, spoil his children, go on a fishing trip, and tour Canada by train.
The winning ticket was purchased at the Familiprix on Avenue Bouvet in Bécancour. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
- Lottery game: Gagnant à vie
- Prize: $1,000 a week for life
- Category: Grand prize
- Winner’s place of residence: Centre-du-Québec
- Retailer: Familiprix (4825 Avenue Bouvet, Bécancour)
The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
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 1, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 35 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 8 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.