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100 $ ULTIMEA lottery that made several Laurentides residents very happy!

100 $ ULTIMEA lottery that made several Laurentides residents very happy!

Montréal, April 12, 2018 – Six Laurentides residents won $1,000,000 at the lottery 100 $ ULTIME, individually and in groups.



  • Lottery: 100 $ ULTIME
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: Grand Prize
  • Draw date: April 5, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • The retailers who sold winning tickets a 1% prize of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s headquarters in Montréal


  • Lucie M. T. Béliveau
  • Ms. Béliveau almost never plays the lottery. But when she heard about 100 $ ULTIME and the chance of winning a million dollars, she said to herself, “That’s a good lottery!” And she realized it was indeed a good lottery as she watched the results come in live on TV!
  • She experienced and emotion-packed celebration with her family at Loto-Québec headquarters where she came to claim her million-dollar prize.
  • Plans: Investing to ensure a comfortable retirement as well as helping her sons with their career plans.
  • Retailer: J. E. Giguère (59 Rue de Buade, Québec)


  • Dominique Desautels
  • This Laurentian woman was sure she had won that she purchased a bottle of champagne beforehand and settled in to watch a film with a fire in the fireplace.
  • During a commercial, she had a look at the numbers, and the first number drawn was hers!
  • “We are millionaires!” she exclaimed to her spouse.
  • Plans: Investments
  • Retailler: IGA Extra (2635 Boulevard du Curé-Labelle, Prévost)


  • Jacques Simard, Huguette Simard Hétu and Johanne Vigeant
  • After claiming their winnings, they mentioned, “We were nicely welcomed, from beginning to end. Seeing other winners was a lot of fun!”
  • These three Laurentide residents bought their winning ticket along with Paulette Simard, another member of the family who resides in Laval. When learning they had won, they experience a wide variety of emotions, from excitement to euphoria.
  • Plans: Buying furniture, making investments, renovating, travelling, pampering the kids, etc.
  • Retailer: Jean Coutu (75 Avenue de la Gare, Saint-Sauveur)


  • Carole Pouliot
  • Last year, Ms. Pouliot and four of her co-workers from Montréal and Lanaudière were unable to get their hands on a 100 $ ULTIME ticket, but this year, they got a head start.
  • They came to collect their million in a limo!
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Fa Da (8231 Rue Boyer, Montréal)



Lottery prize payments in gaming establishments

Lottery winners may claim their prizes at the Trois-Rivières and Québec City gaming halls, Loto-Québec’s Montréal and Québec City offices, or at the Casino de Montréal, Casino du Lac-Leamy, Casino de Charlevoix or Casino de Mont-Tremblant. All details are on the You’ve won? page of the Lotteries site.


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 April 4, 2018, Loto-Québec awarded 32 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and created 27 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 8 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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