MONTRÉAL, June 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The retailer who sold the winning Lotto 6/49 ticket of the $12,715,949 jackpot of May 24 received a 1% cheque of $127,159. To mark the occasion, a small celebration was organized yesterday afternoon for the team and customers of Dépanneur Ranger, located on Rue Ranger, in Montréal. This prize is part of the exceptional wave of winners in Québec. Since the beginning of the year, 67 prizes of $1,000,000 or more were awarded to Quebecers.
- Lottery: Lotto 6/49
- Prize won: A 1% prize of $127,159
- Draw date: May 24, 2017
- Retailer: Dépanneur Ranger (12251 Rue Ranger, Montréal)
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. From January 1 to June 13, 2017, Loto-Québec has awarded 67 prizes worth $1 million or more, for a total of 83 new millionaires. Thanks to the lotteries Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie, 17 lucky winners walked away with a lifetime annuity or a lump sum.
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