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$139,231Chaudière-Appalaches: That’s one lucky man!

$139,231Chaudière-Appalaches: That’s one lucky man!

Montréal, May 10, 2018 – On April 13, Chaudière-Appalaches resident Michael Larivière pocketed $139,231 while playing Pots O’ Luck on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Pots O’ Luck
  • Prize won: $139,231
  • Date of win: April 13, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Chaudière-Appalaches
  • Date and claim centre: April 20, 2018 at Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City



  • Mr. Larivière was playing Pots O’ Luck, an online casino game, when he got the surprise of his life: seeing the amount of $139,231 appear on his screen!
  • Prudent by nature, the lucky winner plans on taking time to reflect before making any plans. He is considering paying off some debts and making investments... and is even considering going into business on his own?



  • “I had $1 left to play, I bet 60 cents and bang!”
  • “When I saw the amount, I began to scream like a maniac!” he said. He then informed his friends and family of the good news.
  • “Ever since, they’ve been calling me the millionaire!”


Lottery prize payments in gaming establishments

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 April 18, 2018, Loto-Québec awarded 50 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and created 33 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 8 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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