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$563,010Mega Jackpots® Siberian Storm™: A calm, cool and collected Montérégie resident

$563,010Mega Jackpots® Siberian Storm™: A calm, cool and collected Montérégie resident

Montréal, June 1, 2018 – On May 4, Montérégie resident Stéphane Legault pocketed $563,010 while playing Mega Jackpots® Siberian Storm on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Mega Jackpots® Siberian Storm
  • Prize won: $563,010
  • Date of win: May 4, 2018
  • Winners’ place of residence: Montérégie
  • Date and claim centre: May 11, 2018 at the Casino de Montréal



  • A very happy Mr. Legault answered our call saying “I know who’s calling!” after winning a half-million dollars online!
  • Calm by nature, he did not have a big reaction when he realized the amount of his winnings.
  • All smiles during his visit at the Casino de Montréal to claim his prize, he told us he would like to renovate the family home and treat himself to a brand new car.



  • “I knew I had won, but I just kept playing!” said the winner.



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. Between January 1 and May 23, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 52 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 34 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 9 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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