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$356,056Good things come in threes!

$356,056Good things come in threes!

Montréal, January 30, 2019 – On January 14, Lanaudière resident Andrée Meilleur pocketed $356,056 while playing Adventures in Wonderland on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.


In short

  • Lottery: Adventures in Wonderland
  • Prize won: $356,056
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière



  • It had been a while since Andrée Meilleur had played one of her favourite online slot games—Adventures in Wonderland—so she decided to do so late one afternoon.

  • She started off with a $5 bet, but didn’t win anything. A few minutes passed, and she decided to bet another $5. Still nothing.

  • She went back to her chores, only to finally give in to one last $5 bet. The third time turned out to be a charm though, and she won $356,056! “I lucked out big time on my third try!” the winner exclaimed when she came to claim her prize.

  • “I couldn’t believe it—couldn’t believe it was me who won!”

  • Andrée plans to share the money with her spouse and buy a new car.


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.


Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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