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$1,600,000 A Laurentides resident wins big at Banco

$1,600,000 A Laurentides resident wins big at Banco

Montréal, le 14 juin 2018 – Laurentides resident Monique Quevillon pocketed the sum of $1,600,000 at the June 7 Banco draw.


In short

  • Lottery: Banco
  • Prize won: $1,600,000
  • Category: 10/10 and Turbo X4
  • Draw date: June 7, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Retailer: Épicerie Tapanée (16, rue Principale, Sainte-Anne-du-Lac)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $16,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Ms. Quevillon has been a passionate and regular lottery player for the past 25 years. This is her second big win. Her first was a scratch ticket prize of $25,000.
  • Ms. Quevillon learned that she had won when she checked her numbers twice on TV. She even used a magnifying glass to be sure!
  • The lucky winner is planning on pampering herself by having her vision corrected, leave her job and buy a new car.


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. From January 1 to June 5, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 63 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 40 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 10 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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