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Formule Groupe Grand Prize$1,000,000 won with Extra in Shawinigan

Formule Groupe Grand Prize$1,000,000 won with Extra in Shawinigan

Montréal, March 13, 2024 — Twelve Mauricie residents won the $1,000,000 Extra top prize in the February 21 draw. The winners purchased the ten shares of the Lotto 6/49 Formule groupe (group play) ticket at the Servi-Express convenience store in the Grand-Mère area of Shawinigan.


Highlights on some of our winners

  • Michel Quessy was the first in the group to check his Lotto 6/49 ticket the day after the draw. “This is how [Servi-Express Grand-Mère] found out they’d sold a winning Formule groupe ticket worth $1,000,000!”


  • It was Paul Lecompte’s very first Formule groupe lottery ticket.


  • Guy Paquette validated his ticket at a retailer. When he saw $100,000 on the customer display screen, he thought it was an ad. The retailer laughed and told him it was actually his prize!


  • René Baril woke his spouse, Martine Beaupré, to tell her the good news. They checked their ticket together at dawn to be sure they had indeed won $100,000.


  • “I always wished I’d win one day!” said Sylvie Rousseau when she received her prize.

The winners

The 12 winners:

  • Martine Beaupré and René Baril
  • Louis Flageole
  • Diane Lamothe Garceau
  • Alain Leclerc
  • Paul Lecompte
  • Leonce Magnan
  • Jacques and Jean-Philippe Magny
  • Guy Paquette
  • Michel Quessy
  • Sylvie Rousseau


In summary

  • Lottery game: Extra, Formule groupe
  • Prize: $1,000,000 (10 shares of $100,000)
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Draw date: February 21, 2024
  • Winners’ place of residence: Mauricie:
  • Ticket purchase location: Servi-Express Grand-Mère (1701 15e Rue, Grand-Mère area, Shawinigan)

       The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


About Loto-Québec

Loto-Québec has been delivering entertainment to Quebecers for over 50 years, and its operations benefit Québec as a whole. In 2023, it paid out over $1.6 billion in prizes to lottery winners. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page in the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com. Read their stories.


The responsible commercialization of lottery and gaming products is central to Loto-Québec’s operations. The corporation has been granted the highest internationally recognized certification in responsible gaming by the World Lottery Association.


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Renaud Dugas
Spokesperson and Director of Media Relations

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