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$112,170Lotto Poker: A Laval woman’s five-card poker hand pays off!

$112,170Lotto Poker: A Laval woman’s five-card poker hand pays off!

Montréal, November 9, 2020 — Laval resident Amélie Chabanne got dealt a lucky hand and won the $112,170 progressive jackpot at quick-play game Lotto Poker on October 25 with a royal flush.


In summary

  • Game: Lotto Poker with Plus option
  • Prize: $112,170
  • Category: Royal flush
  • Draw date: October 25, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laval
  • Retailer: lotoquebec.com
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Poker enthusiast Amélie Chabanne loves playing Lotto Poker Plus online on Loto-Québec’s gaming website, lotoquebec.com
  • When the card-game veteran saw the hand she was dealt on-screen—an ace-high straight flush of clubs—she knew right away that she’d be winning big.
  • “I immediately knew that life was going to be good!” the lucky winner remembers thinking when she found out how much she’d won.
  • She immediately woke up her better half to tell her the good news.
  • Amélie says she plans to use her windfall to renovate their basement, buy a new car, and make investments. 


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, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $10,000 is by mail. 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 November 9, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 96 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 13 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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