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MauriciePass GO and collect $250,000!

MauriciePass GO and collect $250,000!

Montréal, January 30, 2019 – On December 25, Mauricie resident Alexandre Vinette pocketed $250,000 while playing Monopoly on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.


In short

  • Lottery: Monopoly
  • Prize won: $250,000
  • Winner’s place of residence: Mauricie



  • After waking up early on the morning of December 25, Alexandre decided to sit down at his computer and try his luck at Monopoly on lotoquebec.com.

  • Just when he thought he was about to lose, the one card that he needed to complete his collection of properties appeared—and he took home $250,000!

  • He immediately called the Online Gaming Team, who confirmed that he’d won. All there was left to do was break the good news to his family. What a Christmas gift!

  • Alexandre plans on using the money to pay off bills and make some investments.


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 2018, Loto-Québec paid out a record 139 prizes worth $1 million or more. Gagnant à vie, Grande Vie and Liste de vie! lotteries have provided 22 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. A list of the winners is available on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.


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

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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