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$1,000 a week for lifeA Montérégie couple wins the Gagnant à Vie grand prize!

$1,000 a week for lifeA Montérégie couple wins the Gagnant à Vie grand prize!

Montréal, March 30, 2023 — Montérégie residents Gilles Lavoie and Céline Labelle took home the Gagnant à Vie top prize, sharing the $1,000,000 lump sum associated with the annuity of $1,000 a week for life. The lucky couple were emotional when they visited the Loto-Québec office. “I couldn’t have asked for more. I’m so grateful,” said Lavoie, who plans to retire soon. The couple said they will be using their windfall to spoil their loved ones and buy a new house.


They purchased their ticket at the Couche-Tard on Boulevard De Montarville in Boucherville. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Gagnant à Vie
  • Prize: $1,000,000 lump sum (associated with the annuity of $1,000 a week for life)
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Retailer: Couche-Tard (1220 Boulevard De Montarville, Boucherville)


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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Danny Racine
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