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$381,662“It’s pretty incredible”

$381,662“It’s pretty incredible”

Montréal, March 18, 2020 — On February 25, Lanaudière resident Joey Lechasseur won $381,662 playing Notre Dame on lotoquebec.com.


In summary

  • Game: Notre Dame
  • Prize: $381,662
  • Date of the win: February 25, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Lanaudière
  • Claim date and location: February 27, 2020, at Loto-Québec’s head office in Montréal



  • Joey didn’t know about lotoquebec.com until a friend told him to check it out.

  • On the morning of February 25, the two friends were together, each playing various slot games on their phones, when Joey decided to bet a few dollars on the Notre Dame game. The progressive jackpot was what drew his attention. “Treasure chests kept popping up,” said the winner.

  • In the end, a total win of $381,662 was displayed on the screen!

  • Joey says he plans to buy a gift for the friend who introduced him to Loto-Québec's online gaming site. He says he’ll also treat himself to a new acoustic guitar.


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.