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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.


Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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