Montréal, May 13, 2022 — Mayelin Gonzalez and Alessandro Porcaro, who live in the Capitale-Nationale region, took home $1,000,000 in the April 29 Québec Max draw. The couple, who’ve been together for five years and have been playing Québec Max for the same length of time, found out they’d won the grand prize while out at the grocery store. Their win even drew a round of applause from fellow shoppers! With their windfall, the lucky winners say they plan to secure their financial future through investments. They also intend to visit family members in Italy and Cuba, and live life to the fullest.
VIDEO – Watch Mayelin Gonzalez and Alessandro Porcaro tell the story of they found out they won $1,000,000: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TecEIuvtM2Q.
The winning ticket was purchased at the Couche-Tard on Boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel, in Quebec City. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
- Lottery game: Québec Max
- Prize: $1,000,000
- Category: Additional prize
- Draw date: April 29, 2022
- Winners’ place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
- Retailer: Couche-Tard (1000 Boulevard Wilfrid-Hamel, Quebec City)
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 8, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 36 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.