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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.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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