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$381,662“I didn’t think I’d won that much!”

$381,662“I didn’t think I’d won that much!”

Montréal, April 28, 2020 — On April 7, Côte-Nord resident Marilyne Émond won $139,344 playing Pots O’Luck on lotoquebec.com.


In summary

  • Game: Pots O’Luck
  • Prize: $139,344
  • Date of the win: April 7, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Côte-Nord



  • Marilyne was playing Pots O’Luck on her computer on April 7 when, as luck would have it, she landed on three pot-of-gold symbols during the free spins bonus.

  • Distracted, she didn’t notice right away that they appeared on the caravan pay line... meaning that the corresponding progressive jackpot of $139,344 was hers!

  • When this sunk in, she was so in shock that she closed the game window. “I didn’t think I’d won that much!”

  • When she reopened the game and saw how much she’d won, Marilyne just couldn’t believe it.

  • The Côte-Nord resident says she has no plans yet, and needs a bit more time to think about how she’ll spend her windfall.


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 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 88 prizes of $1,000,000 or more. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 23 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners 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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