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$1,000,000Jackpot win at the Casino de Montréal

$1,000,000Jackpot win at the Casino de Montréal

Montréal, April 9, 2019 — On the afternoon of Monday, April 8, Lanaudière resident Jocelyn Boismenu took home $1,000,000 through the Casino Montréal’s Gagnant à vie slot machine.


Moments before scooping the jackpot, Jocelyn had called his wife to say that he’d be on his way home soon. Just as he was leaving the Casino, he made a split-second decision to try his luck on the Gagnant à vie slot machine. After five minutes or so of playing, and a few bets in, he hit the jackpot!


An elated Jocelyn then called his wife back to tell her the good news.


The new millionaire, who owns an outfitting operation, says he plans to take a trip before the busy season hits, and in the meantime, enjoy the summer weather.


This is the 12th prize worth $1 million or more (or annuity) that a person has won online or in Québec’s casinos since 2016.


About the Société des casinos du Québec

Created in 1992, the Société des casinos du Québec is a subsidiary of Loto-Québec. It oversees the management and operation of Québec’s four casinos and Loto-Québec’s online gaming site, lotoquebec.com. A major tourist attraction, Québec’s casinos provide their diverse range of guests with an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience through their focus on innovation, hospitality and varied entertainment options.


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

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