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$1,000,000A Bas-Saint-Laurent woman becomes a millionaire thanks to Célébration 2021

$1,000,000A Bas-Saint-Laurent woman becomes a millionaire thanks to Célébration 2021

Montréal, February 2, 2021 — Bas-Saint-Laurent resident Julie Lebel got the shock of her life when she found out that she’d won one of the five $1,000,000 prizes drawn during the January 10 Célébration 2021 event!


In summary

  • Lottery: Célébration
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Draw date: January 10, 2021
  • Winner’s place of residence: Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Retailer: Épicerie Mario Roy (19 Rue du Carrefour-Sportif, Amqui)

The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.

  • Prize claim centre: Loto-Québec office in Quebec City



  • Julie was on her way to work when she decided to stop at a retailer. While she was there, she decided to check her Célébration 2021 ticket.
  • “You’ve won big! Did you notice how the terminal made a different sound?” the store clerk said.
  • And that’s how the Bas-Saint-Laurent resident found out that she’d won $1,000,000!
  • Julie wasted no time in sharing the good news with her family.
  • The newly minted millionaire says she plans to invest part of the money, and treat herself to a few things including a new car.


COVID-19: How to claim your prize

As part of the collective effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health of its customers and employees, Loto-Québec is urging ticket holders who’ve won a prize of $10,000 or more to contact its customer service team. Right now, the safest and most efficient way to claim a prize amounting to less than $10,000 is by mail. For more information on prize payment terms and conditions, please visit lotoquebec.com.


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 2020, Loto-Québec paid out 108 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lotteries have provided 16 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page of the Lotteries website.


Renaud Dugas
Senior Advisor, Media and Public Affairs

Brian LeCompte
Communications and Press Relations Advisor
514-285-2929, ext. 120-4223

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