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$3,000,000A Bas–Saint-Laurent resident becomes a multimillionaire thanks to a new scratch ticket!

$3,000,000A Bas–Saint-Laurent resident becomes a multimillionaire thanks to a new scratch ticket!

Montréal, December 13, 2023 — Bas–Saint-Laurent resident Steve Ouellet had a stroke of luck when he purchased the new Platine scratch ticket. This new lottery game is offered across Canada and features several $3,000,000 grand prizes. He was lucky enough to win one of them! He discovered he had become a multimillionaire while at his father’s birthday party.


Since Steve likes to jest, his family didn’t take him seriously at first when he told them he’d won the lottery. And yet, it was true! The winner received his prize at the Loto-Québec head office on Friday, December 8.


Part of Ouellet’s projects includes investing so he can enjoy his windfall for a long time. He also plans to spoil his loved ones, purchase a car and travel to Costa Rica.


The winning ticket was purchased at Marché gourmand Saint-Cyprien (Marché Richelieu), located at 147 Rue Principale in Saint-Cyprien. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $30,000.

Steve Ouellet

In summary

  • Lottery game: Platine
  • Prize: $3,000,000
  • Category: Grand prize
  • Winner’s place of residence: Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Ticket purchase location: Marché gourmand Saint-Cyprien (Marché Richelieu – 147 Rue Principale, Saint-Cyprien)


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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