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$1,000,000A Lanaudière resident celebrates her Extra win!

$1,000,000A Lanaudière resident celebrates her Extra win!

Montréal, September 27, 2022 — Linda Boisvert was the lucky winner of the $1,000,000 top prize in the August 29 Extra draw with a ticket she purchased on lotoquebec.com. The Lanaudière resident says she intends to pay off her mortgage, buy a new car, and travel.



  • Linda Boisvert has always dreamt of winning a million dollars. Not five or two million, just one!
  • When it dawned on her, while checking the draw results one number at a time, that her dream had come true, she thought to herself: “No way! This can’t be happening!” 
  • Her spouse, whom she woke up in the middle of the night to tell him the news, thought she’d read it wrong.
  • The lucky winner shed a few tears of joy when she received the email confirming her win sometime later.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Extra
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Top prize
  • Draw date: August 29, 2022
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Ticket 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 September 26, 2022, Loto-Québec paid out 79 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 13 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


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Brian LeCompte
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