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$174,409Another winner at online bingo!

$174,409Another winner at online bingo!

Montréal, December 14, 2017 – On Sunday, December 3, Laurentides resident Nathalie Céleste won $174,409 playing bingo on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, Espacejeux.com.



  • Game: Online bingo
  • Prize won: $174,409
  • Date of win: December 3, 2017
  • Winners’ place of residence: Laurentides
  • Date and claim centre: December 5, 2017 at Loto-Québec’s head offices in Montréal



  • Ms. Céleste has been playing online bingo for the past few weeks.
  • A Kinzo fan and member of Espacejeux.com suggested she try out online bingo. After this conversation, she decided to try her luck. She purchased a few cards during a 2-for-1 matinee.
  • When Ms. Céleste saw she had won a prize of $174,409 while having lunch, she couldn’t believe it. “I took a bite, I played, and I didn’t take another bite!” she said.
  • One of her daughters was at her house at the time and confirmed that she had won, but didn’t know if the amount was in coins or cash.
  • Ms. Céleste finally called her spouse to tell him the good news.
  • For her, this big win means financial security.
  • When she came to claim her cheque, she exclaimed, “I still can’t believe it!”


About Loto-Québec

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 December 12, 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 101 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 120 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 27 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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