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$125,845“I’m all worked up!”

$125,845“I’m all worked up!”

Montréal, June 5, 2020 — On May 31, Montérégie resident Claudia Lacroix won $125,845 playing Pots O’ Luck on lotoquebec.com.


In summary

  • Game: Pots O’ Luck
  • Prize: $125,845
  • Date of the win: May 31, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montérégie



  • Claudia is still floating on air. After turning down a car ride with her boyfriend after dinner, and tired from her day, she decided to enjoy a relaxing soak in the tub and play Pots O’ Luck!

  • When the three pots of gold appeared, she couldn’t believe it. “I had no idea how much I was winning... The amount kept going up, up, up, and wouldn’t stop climbing. It was crazy!”

  • A practical nurse at a residential and long-term care centre (that luckily hasn’t been impacted by COVID-19), she broke the news of her $125,845 win to her colleagues on Monday morning. “They were so excited for me! You could hear them say: ‘If I won, I’d buy this...’ They couldn’t believe it!”

  • The Montérégie resident, who’s now bursting with energy, says she plans to use her “sweet little win” to finish up renovations on her 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 $1,000,000 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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