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$300,102A lucky winner at Chests of Plenty

$300,102A lucky winner at Chests of Plenty

Montréal, February 21, 2018 – On February 12, Lanaudière resident Joé Trépanier-Faucher pocketed $300,102 while playing Chests of Plenty on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Chests of Plenty
  • Prize won: $300,102
  • Date of win: February 12, 2018
  • Winners’ place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Date and claim centre: February 13, 2018 at Loto-Québec’s headquarters in Montréal



  • After taking part in a poker tournament on lotoquebec.com, Mr. Trépanier-Faucher decided to try his luck at Chests of Plenty.
  • Not only did the progressive jackpot get his attention, it also made him richer by the sum of $300,102!
  • He began jumping around as soon as he saw the fireworks animation and the amount of $300,000 displayed on his screen. He could believe it. “Even now, I have a hard time realizing it.”
  • He immediately took a screen shot, and logged off and back on to his Espacejeux account to make sure his winnings were still there.
  • He remembers his heart beating furiously.
  • Mr. Trépanier-Faucher has two vacations in his sights: Las Vegas and Disney.


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. In 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 107 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 132 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 29 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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