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$180,358Laurentides: He won the Lotto Poker progressive jackpot just in time for Christmas!

$180,358Laurentides: He won the Lotto Poker progressive jackpot just in time for Christmas!

Montréal, January 22, 2020 – On December 18, Laurentides resident Serge Desrochers won $180,358 playing Lotto Poker on lotoquebec.com.


In summary

  • Lottery: Lotto Poker
  • Prize: $180,358
  • Date of the win: December 18, 2019
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Claim date and place: December 23, 2019, at Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Serge really likes the online gaming platform because it allows him to deposit a weekly amount of cash to buy lottery products.

  • Just before leaving for work last week, he decided to play Lotto Poker. He could hardly believe it when he saw the amount of the progressive jackpot on the screen, and hurried to wake his spouse to tell her the news. Being retired, she grumbled that he’d better have a really good reason for waking her up. She never thought that he could’ve won the lottery!

  • Serge took home $180,358 just in time for the holidays. He plans to surprise his two children with a nice Christmas cheque.

  • Other plans: retire a year earlier, buy a new RV to replace his old one, and buy a tablet computer (done!).


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. Winners of large prizes are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries site.