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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

 

Highlights

  • 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.

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Source:
Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

Information:
Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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