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$100,000Lotto 6/49: Mother and daughter couldn’t be happier!

$100,000Lotto 6/49: Mother and daughter couldn’t be happier!

Montréal, May 28, 2018 – On May 26, Capitale-Nationale resident Michèle Bourque pocketed $100,000 while playing Lotto 6/49 on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Lotto 6/49
  • Prize won: $100,000
  • Date of win: May 26, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Capitale-Nationale



  • When Ms. Bourque saw the $100,000 prize appear on her screen along with a free play for the next Lotto 6/49 draw, she exclaimed: “Oh my goodness, is this a joke!”

  • With emotions running high, she quickly called her daughter, with whom she shared the prize, to tell her the great news!

  • They both plan on taking a trip together to celebrate this memorable event.


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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