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$304,129Rumble in the jungle: He couldn’t believe his luck!

$304,129Rumble in the jungle: He couldn’t believe his luck!

Montréal, May 24, 2018 – On May 13, Abitibi-Témiscamingue resident Noël Poisson pocketed $304,129 while playing Rumble in the jungle on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Rumble in the jungle
  • Prize won: $304,129
  • Date of win: May 13, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Date and claim centre: May 24, 2018 at the Casino du Lac-Leamy in Gatineau



  • Sunday was Mr. Poisson’s lucky day! He won $304,129 with the online game Rumble in the jungle at lotoquebec.com.

  • When he saw the three bananas pop up on the screen, he cried out: “Did I just really win this?“

  • He simply couldn’t believe his eyes and checked several times before realizing that he was actually thousands of dollars richer.

  • Mr. Noël hasn’t decided exactly what he’ll do with his winnings, but he plans on treating himself and taking his spouse and son on a shopping spree!


    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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