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Célébration 2023A group wins $1,000,000 with a ticket purchased in Centre-du-Québec!

Célébration 2023A group wins $1,000,000 with a ticket purchased in Centre-du-Québec!

Montréal, February 14, 2023 — A group of 65 people, represented by Jacqueline Chrétien, played one of the winning combinations drawn at the Célébration 2023 gala on January 8 and took home $1,000,000. The winners, the majority of whom reside in Centre-du-Québec, purchased the ticket in Drummondville.



  • Chrétien, the group representative, had the winning Célébration 2023 ticket validated at the same location where it was purchased, Servi-Express on Boulevard Mercure.
  • She screamed for joy when the retail location owner confirmed the value of the prize. The group was in possession of one of the five winning combinations for $1 million drawn on live television at the gala.
  • The winners decided to share their million dollars equally, and each received $15,384. Of the 65 members, 60 reside in Centre-du-Québec.
  • The cheques were distributed on February 3 at Loto-Québec’s winners’ lounge in Montréal.


The winning ticket was purchased at Servi-Express on Boulevard Mercure. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.


In summary

  • Lottery game: Célébration 2023
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Draw date: January 8, 2023
  • Winners’ place of residence: Centre-du-Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches, Côte-Nord, Estrie and Montérégie
  • Retailer: Servi-Express (1970 Boulevard Mercure, Drummondville)


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. In 2022, it paid out 120 prizes of $1,000,000 or more to lottery winners. The Gagnant à vie and Grande Vie tickets 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 story.


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Marine Haddadi
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