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$142,930“I just couldn’t believe it!”

$142,930“I just couldn’t believe it!”

Montréal, July 2, 2020 — On June 20, Capitale-Nationale resident Raphael Gagnon won $142,930 playing annual Notre Dame on lotoquebec.com.

 

In summary

  • Game: Notre Dame
  • Prize: $142,930
  • Date of the win: June 20, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Capitale-Nationale

 

Highlights

  • On Saturday night, after finishing his housework, Raphael took a short break to play Notre Dame on his phone. After placing just five bets, he got the surprise of his life and won the $142,930 jackpot. He couldn’t believe his eyes! “I closed the app, then opened it again. I wanted to make sure it was real, that I had really won!”

  • The 24-year-old winner wasted no time in phoning up his mother to tell her the good news. “She didn’t believe me. She thought it was a prank!” he recalls, all excited and not quite realizing what just happened to him.

  • Raphael, who works in the car detailing industry, just got his licence. He says he plans to pay off debts, and buy a nice brand spanking new car.

 

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.

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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:
Marisol Schnorr
Head of Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-8691
marisol.schnorr@loto-quebec.com

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