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$184,495An oversight pays off big!

$184,495An oversight pays off big!

Montréal, June 22, 2018 – On June 16, Laurentides resident Paul-André Beaulieu pocketed $184,495 while playing Odds of the Gods on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Odds of the Gods
  • Prize won: $184,495
  • Date of win: June 16, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Date and claim centre: June 22, 2018 at the Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • It was almost 10 p.m. Mr. Beaulieu suddenly realized that he had forgotten to buy his Lotto 6/49 ticket for the Saturday night draw.

  • He quickly logged on to the online gaming site to make a few bets on the Odds of the Gods game. This is when luck struck: “I saw three gods, the dome and the diamond! It was all pretty cool!”

  • He was very excited during our phone conversation when we confirmed that he had won $184,495.

  • Mr. Beaulieu mentioned having won small amounts in the past with this game, but never a prize this big. “It’s really real! I still find it hard to believe. It’s awesome!”

  • He plans on using his winnings to take his wife on a trip to Italy, a long-held dream for both of them.


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 14, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 72 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 58 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 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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