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$152,206Laval: He won the Lotto Poker Plus progressive jackpot!

$152,206Laval: He won the Lotto Poker Plus progressive jackpot!

Montréal, October 25, 2019 – On October 14, Laval resident Yvon Lamontagne pocketed $152,206 while playing Lotto Poker Plus on Loto-Québec’s online gaming website, lotoquebec.com


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto Poker Plus
  • Prize won: $152,206
  • Category: progressive jackpot
  • Date of win: October 14, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laval
  • Claim date and location: October 15, 2019, Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Yvon enjoys playing the lottery via Loto-Québec’s online gaming site.

  • One morning, he got up to check whether his weekend lottery purchases had won him money, and to see how big the Lotto Poker Plus jackpot had risen.

  • Upon seeing that the amount was quite high, he decided to place a bet. Through the Quick Play option, he immediately got a royal flush.

  • Though Yvon initially thought he’d won $5,000, it was another amount—$152,206—that popped up on his screen! Nothing could have prepared him for such a whopping surprise so early in the morning! Yvon quickly called his sister to tell her the good news.

  • He says he plans to use the money to pay off the car he just bought and set some other plans into motion, like buying a new home.


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 22, 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 70 prizes of $1,000,000 or more and turned 65 people into millionaires. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 21 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Winners of large prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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