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She won $194,544 online“Oh my God! I can’t believe it!”

She won $194,544 online“Oh my God! I can’t believe it!”

Montréal, November 2, 2020 – On October 8, Marie-Paule Amos, a Montréal resident, took home $194,544 playing Chain Reactors Super Trails on lotoquebec.com.


En bref

  • Game: Chain Reactors Super Trails
  • Prize: $194,544
  • Win date: October 8, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Montréal
  • Date and place of the complaint: October 16, 2020 at the Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Marie-Paule won a cool $194,544 while playing her favourite game on lotoquebec.com, Chain Reactors Super Trails.
  • The lucky lady, who said she went through the full range of emotions and jumped up and down when she found out how much she’d won, immediately cried out to her spouse: “I won the progressive jackpot!”
  • Marie-Paule didn’t believe it right away when she hit the progressive jackpot. “I never thought it was a possibility, I play for fun. I always wondered how others manage to win.”     
  • Marie-Paule, who retired on June 8, says she plans to spoil her loved ones. Not having travelled very much, she’d like to return to her native Gaspésie once circumstances allow.

COVID-19: How to claim your prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec has reopened its prize claim offices in Montréal and Quebec City by appointment only, and only for prize claims amounting to $10,000 or more. Right now, sending in your prize claim by mail is the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $10,000. Prizes amounting to $600 or less can be claimed at any Loto-Québec retailer.


Please note: Owners of physical lottery tickets with an expiry date between March 17 and September 17, 2020, inclusively who’ve won a prize will have an additional six months to claim it. The payment terms for prizes won on lotoquebec.com remain the same.


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. Between January 1 and October 26, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 92 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 12 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs

Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

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