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$413,000An Outaouais resident wins the first grand prize of La Poule aux oeufs d'or's 28th season

$413,000An Outaouais resident wins the first grand prize of La Poule aux oeufs d'or's 28th season

Montréal, November 13, 2020 – On November 12, Rock Lapensée participated in La Poule aux œufs d’or from the comfort of his home in Sainte-Cécile-de-Masham. It was with the very first ticket he purchased on lotoquebec.com that he won a spot as a TV contestant. Hosts Julie Houle and Sébastien Benoit were pleased to award the first grand prize of the season – an impressive $413,000! The winner plans to get married, travel and buy a house in the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine region.

 

For its 28th season, the TV game show La Poule aux œufs d’or has adapted to the current situation. Participants play in the comfort of their own homes using an electronic tablet.

 

In summary

  • Lottery: La Poule aux œufs d’or
  • Air date: November 12, 2020
  • Prize won: $413,000
  • Winner’s place of residence: Sainte-Cécile-de-Masham, Outaouais
  • Since 1993, La poule aux œufs d’or has had over 8,600 participants.
  • This game has awarded more than $260.8 million.
  • Of the lucky winners, over 370 are from the Outaouais region and have won a total of more than $9.6 million on TV.

 

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 Québec 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 at 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 8, 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.

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Patrice Lavoie
Corporate Director, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5130
patrice.lavoie@loto-quebec.com
twitter.com/patricelavoie

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Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs
Loto-Québec
514-499-5208
renaud.dugas@loto-quebec.com

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