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$100,000La Poule aux œufs d’or favours a Laurentians resident

$100,000La Poule aux œufs d’or favours a Laurentians resident

Montréal, April 20, 2018 – Laurentides resident Jean Lachance won a $100,000 grand prize at the April 11 draw of La Poule aux œufs d’or.



  • Lottery: La Poule aux œufs d’or (La Poule aux oeufs d’or Plus ticket purchased on lotoquebec.com)
  • Prize won: $100,000
  • Category: play-at-home grand prize
  • Draw date: April 11, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s headquarters in Montréal



  • Last fall, Mr. Lachance signed up on Loto-Québec’s online gaming site and has been buying La Poule aux œufs d’or tickets, hoping to get lucky in anticipation of his retirement in a few years.
  • However, he was not in the habit of checking his lottery results in his online account. This is why he learned the good news via a call from Loto-Québec. “You’re kidding me, right?” he said to the information technician at the other end of the line.
  • After realizing that he had in fact won $100,000, he immediately made an appointment at Loto-Québec’s head office in Montreal to claim his prize.
  • But first he decided to play a trick on his wife... “I told her I was coming down to see her at work because I had something to tell her,” he said.
  • She looked worried, expecting some bad news. Mr. Lachance then showed her the image on his cell phone.
  • After expecting the worst, she found out instead that they had won the jackpot!
  • The very happy couple was all smiles when the cheque was handed to them the day after the call.
  • First up in their plans: a trip to Austria!


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 18, 2018, Loto-Québec awarded 50 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and created 33 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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