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$2,000,000Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident wins big with a scratch ticket

$2,000,000Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident wins big with a scratch ticket

Montréal, December 1, 2023 — A Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean resident won a $2,000,000 grand prize with the 20X Supreme lottery game. Patrice Gérin learned about his stroke of luck at the very place where he purchased his scratch ticket, the Dépanneur Métabetchouan on Rue Saint-André in Métabetchouan–Lac-à-la-Croix.



  • When Guérin saw the 2 MILLION$ mention on his scratch ticket, he decided to check it using the convenience store’s self-serve ticket checker.
  • He then calmly walked toward the store clerk and asked that they call the store owner so that she could check the valuable 20X Supreme ticket.
  • Meanwhile, Guérin called his spouse to tell her the great news—but she didn’t believe him!
  • The Dépanneur Métabetchouan owner confirmed the win over the phone to Guérin’s spouse, who quickly made her way to the convenience store.
  • Then, the retailer validated the winning scratch ticket in front of the thrilled couple.
  • Retired truck driver Guérin plans to use his windfall to spoil his children and purchase a new pick-up truck and a snow tractor.

Patrice Guérin

In summary

  • Lottery game: 20X Suprême
  • Prize: $2,000,000
  • Category: Jackpot
  • Winner’s place of residence: Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Ticket purchase location: Dépanneur Métabetchouan (Maestro), 91 Rue Saint-André, Métabetchouan–Lac-à-la-Croix

       The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $20,000.


About Loto-Québec

Loto-Québec has been delivering entertainment to Quebecers for over 50 years, and its operations benefit the people and province of Québec. Last year, it paid out 120 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie lottery games have provided 15 lucky winners with a lifetime annuity. Major prize winners are listed on the  Winners page in the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com. Read their stories.


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Renaud Dugas
Spokesperson and Director of Media Relations

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