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Chaudière‑AppalachesA family wins a $1 million thanks to Célébration 2018!

Chaudière‑AppalachesA family wins a $1 million thanks to Célébration 2018!

Montréal, January 24, 2018 – A family from the Chaudière-Appalaches area won a $1 million at-home prize during the January 14 Célébration 2018 gala. The winners are Benoit Potvin, Audrey Potvin, Claire Demers and Julie Potvin.


In short

  • Lottery: Célébration 2018
  • Prize won: $1,000,000
  • Category: “At-Home” prize
  • Draw date: January 14, 2018
  • Winners’ place of residence: Chaudières-Appalaches
  • Retailer: Super Soir Dionne (950 Boulevard Dionne, Saint-Georges)
  • The retailer will receive a $10,000 prize, equal to 1% of the win.
  • Claim centre: Québec City office


  • Mr. Potvin won the $1 million prize with a Célébration ticket.

  • Thrilled at his luck, he said he would share the million with his spouse, Mrs. Demers, and his two daughters.

  • The tidy sum will enable his spouse to retire earlier.

  • Audrey is planning a family cruise to Walt Disney World.

  • Julie will renovate her home. She was at work when she heard the news, but was able to stay calm and finish her day’s work!


    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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