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$100,000She scratched online and won big!

$100,000She scratched online and won big!

Montréal, March 15, 2018 – On March 4, Montérégie resident Valerie Willis pocketed $100,000 at Viva Scratch Vegas on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Viva Scratch Vegas
  • Prize won: $100,000
  • Date of win: March 4, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie
  • Date and claim centre: March 7, 2018 at Loto-Québec’s headquarters in Montréal



  • Since signing up on lotoquebec.com in July, Ms. Willis has mostly been purchasing her lottery tickets from there.
  • Having the annoying habit of losing her tickets, she has been buying her tickets online not to have to worry about this anymore.
  • This Montérégie resident is especially fond of scratch tickets, and it was playing the Viva Scratch Vegas online that she won $100,000.
  • She immediately called her husband, who had just left work, to share the good news. She could hardly speak she was so excited.
  • She plans to invest part of her winnings, go on a cruise with her husband and maybe even buy her first house.



  • “I burst into tears!”
  • “It’s unreal!”


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. In 2017, Loto-Québec paid out 107 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 132 millionaires. Gagnant à vie! and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 29 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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