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Awards and honours

Awards and honours

Loto-Québec has won recognition in Canada and abroad for its commercial activities, sponsorships, responsible gaming initiatives, as well as its dedication to the environment and its hotel and restaurant operations.

View some of the honours Loto-Québec has received since 2014 or consult the full list of Awards and industry recognition since 1994 [in French only, PDF – 264 KB].


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2017 Créa Awards

  • Top award for non-TV film
  • Top award for indoor advertising
  • Top award for integrated campaign
  • Award for TV advertising film – product, for Docteur and Baguettes spots
  • Award for TV advertising film – product, for Scrabble and Passeport spots
  • Award for TV advertising film – campaign
  • Award for non-TV film (unique piece), for Ascenseur spot
  • Award for digital campaign, for campaign on La Presse +
  • Award for outdoor advertising campaign, for traffic signs
  • Award for media creativity, for traffic signs
  • Award for media creativity, for Poteaux chanceux spot
  • Award for non-media creativity, for t‐shirt cannons at Centre Bell

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2016 Créa Awards

  • Grand Prix Créa
  • Top award for integrated campaign
  • Top award for media creativity
  • Top award for TV advertising – campaign
  • Top award for outdoor advertising
  • Award for TV advertising – product
  • Award for media creativity
  • Award for off-TV
  • Award for radio advertising (unique piece)


2016 Média Award

  • Top award, Media Concept of the Year
  • Top award, Best Use of Media Mix over $250,000
  • Award, Best Use of Audio Platforms


2016 Marketing Awards

  • Gold, Integrated Campaign
  • Silver, Outdoor – unique piece
  • Bronze, TV ads – 30 seconds or less
  • Bronze, Radio – unique piece


2016 Strat Competition

  • Award, Best Launch
  • Award, Best Use of Media in a Marketing Initiative

Careful what you promise campaign

2014 NASPL Prize

  • TV Advertising – Coordinated Campaign (Pebbles and Wedding messages)


Marketing Awards 2014

  • Silver, TV campaign (Pebbles and Wedding messages)


2014 Créa Awards

  • Grand Prize, Film – TV Ad category
  • Grand Prize, TV Ad – Product category (Pebbles message)
  • Award, TV Ad – Product category (Times Square message)


The Cassies 2016

  • Bronze, Sustained Success (La saison n’est pas morte message)


2015 Boomerang Competition

  • Award, Site or Product/Promotional Application category (Mise-o-jeu quiz)

Ça continue au casino promotion

2016 Strat Competition

  • Award, Entertainment / Media / Content category

Gregory joue du casino campaign

2015 Strat Competition

  • Grand Prize, Entertainment / Media / Content category

Marketing Campaign for the Zone

Romero Awards 2014

  • Diamond Prize, Online Marketing – Major Casino category

Par pur plaisir… de donner! charity activity

Romero Awards 2014

  • Silver, Community Relations – Major Casino category


Casino de Montréal

Grands Prix du design 2015

  • Award, Project of the Year
  • Award, Common Area


Casino du Lac-Leamy

Chambre de Commerce de Gatineau’s Annual Gala

  • Tourism Establishment of the Year (2016)

Lottery Kiosks

Conseil international des centres commerciaux 2014

  • Silver, Design – Retail

Restaurant and hotel activities

Le Montréal Restaurant – Casino de Montréal

Guide Debeur 2016

  • Mention, Recommended by Debeur

Le Baccara Restaurant – Casino du Lac-Leamy

Five Diamonds (CAA/AAA)

  • In 2016, Le Baccara earned a Five Diamond ranking for the 17th consecutive year.

OpenTable 2016 Choice List

  • Among the Top 100 best gourmet restaurants in Canada


Best of Award of Excellence

  • Awarded by Wine Spectator magazine, Le Baccara has been received this honour every year since 2004.


Guide Debeur

  • Le Baccara has been rated a four-star establishment by the guide Debeur since 1997.

Arôme Seafood and Grill Restaurant – Casino du Lac-Leamy

OpenTable 2016 Choice List

  • Among the Top 100 best terrace restaurants in Canada.

Pavillon 67 and Banco Bistro Restaurants – Casino de Montréal

OpenTable 2016 Choice List

  • Best restaurants for brunch 2015-2016

Hilton Lac-Leamy

Ottawa Wedding Awards 2015

  • Award, Reception Venue – Hotel (best hotel in the region for organizing a wedding)



  • Certificate of Excellence since 2013

Spirit of Blue Energy, September 2015

  • Prize awarded to concierge Véronic Gauthier for excellence in customer service


2015 Hilton Awards

  • First place in Canada, Customer Service
  • Fifth place in the Americas, Customer Service
  • Best restaurant experience in the Americas, under 500 rooms category

Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu

Green Key Program

Awarded four Green Keys from the Hotel Association of Canada.


The Accessible Road
Member of The Accessible Road.



Casino de Montréal

41e Congrès des festivals, événements et attractions touristiques

  • Sponsorship award, Casino de Montréal and Festival Mode & Design

Dans le nuage

Grands Prix de la commandite 2016

  • Grand Prize, Activation in a festival


2016 Strat Competition – The Entertainers

  • Award, Best brand activation in a campaign

La naissance du monde and L’étincelle

2016 Créa Awards

  • Top award for online advertising – public service (La naissance du monde and L’étincelle)
  • Award for off-media creativity (La naissance du monde and L’étincelle)
  • Award for online advertising – public service (La naissance du monde and L’étincelle)
  • Award for digital campaign (Les divertisseurs)


2015 Boomerang Competition

  • Top award for non-commercial interactive environment
  • Top award for Interactive interface other than web and mobile
  • Top award for Artisan – UX
  • Award for technological creativity
  • Award for Interactive interface other than web and mobile

Contes en îles

2015 Créa Awards

  • Award for off-media creativity


2014 Créa Awards 

  • Top award for Artisans – Animation

International Guild of Sponsors

  • Highest PerforMind Achiever award (2013 and 2014)

Responsible gambling

Awareness campaign Décider

2015 Batchy Awards

  • Award for Responsible Gaming – communications / print

Awareness campaign Contrôle

2015 Média Awards

  • Award, Best Use of Outdoor Advertising
  • Top award, Best Use of Media Mix over $250,000


National Council on Problem Gambling

  • The site agameshouldremainagame.com is recognized by the American organization as the most effective website in North America to create awareness about the problems associated with gambling and how to adopt low-risk gaming behaviour.

Awareness campaign Contrôle

2014 Média Awards

  • Award for Best Use of Outdoor Advertising

World Lottery Association (WLA)




Silver Certification
- Headquarters (Montréal)
- Complexe multifonctionnel de Loto-Québec (Montréal)
- Casino du Lac-Leamy
- Hilton Lac-Leamy

LEED Certification

Silver Certification

  • Salon de jeux de Trois-Rivières

Energy Savers’ Circle

The Casino du Lac-Leamy is recognized by Hydro-Québec for the considerable efforts it has made and its exceptional performance in energy efficiency.