$1 Million royal lottery winner Anthony Ciambella


Montreal resident Anthony Ciambella was thrilled to be the very first $1 Million royal scratch ticket winner and bring home the $1,000,000 jackpot.

In summary

  • Lottery: 1 Million $ royal
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Claim date: July 29, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montreal
  • Retailer: Depanneur Benny (6360 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission, equal to 1% of the prize.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Quebec head office in Montreal


  • Anthony is the first to win the 1 Million $ royal lottery, just recently put on the market on July 1.
  • He took a minute during his lunch hour to scratch his winning $1 million ticket.
  • He was so calm that no one guessed that he had won. Anthony and his spouse hurried to claim the prize early in the week.
  • The Montreal couple plan to buy their first house in time to welcome their second child.
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