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$181,915Lotto Poker: A Laurentides resident wins the progressive jackpot!

$181,915Lotto Poker: A Laurentides resident wins the progressive jackpot!

Montréal, October 19, 2020 — Laurentides resident Yves Turcotte got a lucky hand and won the Lotto Poker quick-play game’s $181,915 progressive jackpot on September 10.


In summary

  • Game: Lotto Poker with Plus option
  • Prize: $181,915
  • Category: Royal flush
  • Draw date: September 10, 2020
  • Winner’s place of residence: Laurentides
  • Retailer: lotoquebec.com
  • Claim centre: Loto-Québec head office in Montréal



  • Yves only started playing online recently. 
  • “I thought I’d try it out, and it paid off!” the lucky winner confided. Yves couldn’t believe his eyes when he found out how much he’d won. “It always happens to someone else. It took a couple of hours to sink in that I’d won!” 
  • Yves says he plans to use his windfall to do renovations on his home and spoil his children.


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 October 12, 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 89 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 11 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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