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$129,324A lucrative evening!

$129,324A lucrative evening!

Montréal, October 15, 2018– On September 15, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident Julie Bilodeau pocketed $129,324 while playing Odds of the Gods on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.



  • Game: Odds of the Gods
  • Prize won: $129,324
  • Date of win: September 15, 2018
  • Winner’s place of residence: Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Date and claim centre: September 19, 2018 at the Loto-Québec’s office in Québec City



  • Luck smiled on Julie late in the evening as she quietly played the game Odds of the Gods on Loto-Québec's online gaming site.

  • When she noticed that the progressive jackpot of $129,324 had stopped displaying, she froze. "I went to my account several times to make sure it was true!"

  • Despite Loto-Québec's call confirming her win, she told us it still hasn't sunk in. "I never thought this could happen!"

  • Our winner, who has just bought a semi-detached home, says that the win couldn’t have come at a better time. She's still thinking about taking a trip to celebrate.


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 October 9, 2018, Loto-Québec paid out 111 prizes worth $1 million or more and created 96 millionaires. Gagnant à vie!, Grande Vie and Liste de vie! lotteries have provided 18 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Ours big winners can be found on the Winners page of our Lotteries website.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Public Affairs, Press Relations and Social Media

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