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$108,966Mega Pots Mega‑X: A virtual game, but a real win

$108,966Mega Pots Mega‑X: A virtual game, but a real win

Montréal, May 23, 2019 – On March 29, Montérégie resident Catherine Côté pocketed $108,966 while playing Mega Pots Mega-X on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com.


In short

  • Lottery: Mega Pots Mega-X
  • Prize won: $108,966
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie



  • On March 29, Catherine Côté used some downtime to bet a few dollars on lotoquebec.com. She’d never played Mega Pots Mega-X before and decided to try it after seeing the attractive visual.

  • Catherine has been a Loto-Québec customer for six months, but it took only a few minutes for her to win the $108,966 progressive jackpot! She immediately shouted out the news to her spouse who, thinking it was a mistake, urged her to be cautious.

  • With the money, the winner plans to buy a new house.


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 May 21, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 34 prizes worth $1 million or more, turning 38 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of major prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


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

Danny Racine
Communications Advisor

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