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$1,000,000A Laurentides man wins Lotto 6/49!

$1,000,000A Laurentides man wins Lotto 6/49!

Montréal, May 4, 2023 — Laurentides resident Dany Huot took home $1,000,000 in the April 8 Lotto 6/49 draw. Huot never thought he’d win such a whopping amount. In fact, when claiming his prize, he could hardly believe that he was now a millionaire! The winner says he still needs some time to think about what he’ll do with his windfall.



  • “When the lady at the convenience store asks if I want to buy a ticket, I always answer her with the same joke: ‘So you can offer me a non-winning ticket, again?’” he recounted, adding that sometimes he obliges, as was the case this time.
  • When he checked his ticket the day after the draw, the lottery terminal began to chime, indicating that he’d won $1,000,000.
  • “It was so surreal, we both started counting the zeros on-screen!” the lucky winner recalled.


The winning ticket was purchased at the Boni-Soir on Boulevard Des Ruisseaux in Mont-Laurier.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: Guaranteed prize
  • Draw date: April 8, 2023
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Ticket purchase location: Boni-Soir (1475 Boulevard Des Ruisseaux, Mont-Laurier)


About Loto-Québec

Loto-Québec has been delivering entertainment to Quebecers for over 50 years, and its operations benefit the people and province of Québec. In 2022, it paid out 120 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à Vie and Grande Vie tickets have provided 15 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page in the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com. Read their stories.


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Brian LeCompte
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