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$1,000,000A family of three from Mauricie win a million thanks to Célébration 2018!

$1,000,000A family of three from Mauricie win a million thanks to Célébration 2018!

Montréal, January 24, 2018 – A Mauricie family won an at-home $1 million prize during the January 14 Célébration 2018 gala. The winners are Line Michel, René Michel and Alexandre Noor.



In short

  • Lottery: Célébration 2018
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: “At-Home” prize
  • Draw date: January 14, 2018
  • Winners’ place of residence: Mauricie
  • Retailer: Super C (2975 Boulevard des Récollets, Trois-Rivières)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 prize, equal to 1% of the win.
  • Claim centre: Québec City office



  • Mr. Noor gave his father-in-law, Mr. Michel, a Célébration 2018 ticket during the Holidays.

  • Mr. Michel went to the convenience store to have his ticket validated and discovered that he had won $1 million. “You’re a millionaire!” exclaimed the cashier.

  • Mr. Michel then telephoned his daughter, telling her she should come home quickly.

  • He decided to share his winnings with his daughter, Line Michel, and son-in-law, Alexandre Noor.

  • The cash will provide financial security to this family of three.


    Lottery prize payments in gaming halls and casinos

    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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