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A Mauricie resident wins $1,000,000 with Lotto Max

“I think I won big!”

A Mauricie resident wins $1,000,000 with Lotto Max

“I think I won big!”

Montréal, November 9, 2022 — Charles Beauchesne Girard, who is in his 30s and lives in Mauricie, took home a Maxmillions prize of $1,000,000 in the October 25 Lotto Max draw. When Girard went to have his ticket checked at a store, he didn’t see the full amount he’d won. He only saw a few zeros and said to the clerk: “I think I won big!” A customer nearby reassured him that he’d indeed just won $1 million. Girard plans to invest some of his winnings so he can enjoy them for a long time. 


The winning ticket was purchased at a Sonic gas station on Boulevard des Bois-Francs Nord in Victoriaville.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto Max
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Maxmillions
  • Draw date: October 25, 2022
  • Winners’ place of residence: Mauricie
  • Retailer: Sonic gas station (395 Boulevard des Bois-Francs Nord, Victoriaville)

The retailer will receive a commission equal to 1% of the overall prize, i.e. $10,000.


Close to $1.5 billion in prizes awarded

Loto-Québec has been delivering entertainment to Quebecers for over 50 years, and its operations benefit the people and province of Québec. During the 2021–2022 year, it awarded close to $1.5 billion in prizes to lottery winners—a record for the government corporation. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com.


Renaud Dugas
Spokesperson and Head of Press Relations

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