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$1,000,000A Bas‑Saint‑Laurent couple starts the year off on a high note with Célébration!

$1,000,000A Bas‑Saint‑Laurent couple starts the year off on a high note with Célébration!

Montréal, January 24, 2020 – Bas-Saint-Laurent residents Jean-Claude Bérubé and Claudette Massé started the year off on a lucky note by winning a $1 million prize in the January 12 Célébration draw!


In summary

  • Lottery: Célébration
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Draw date: January 12, 2020
  • Winners’ place of residence: Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Retailer: Dépanneur Chez Julie (48 Rue Sacré-Cœur, Price)
  • The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Québec City



  • Jean-Claude and Claudette recorded the Célébration gala on Sunday, January 12.

  • After breakfast the next morning, they sat down to check the winning combinations.

  • Jean-Claude asked Claudette if she saw what he saw!

  • They both realized that they had indeed won $1 million!

  • The couple will invest the money for the time being. Once things settle down, they will buy new household appliances and renovate their 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. In 2019, Loto-Québec paid out 88 prizes of $1 million 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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