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Lottery tickets purchased in QuébecFour lucky winners take home a total of $1,750,000

Lottery tickets purchased in QuébecFour lucky winners take home a total of $1,750,000

Montréal, March 20, 2024 — Lady Luck smiled upon four Capitale-Nationale residents over the last few weeks. The lucky winners claimed prizes ranging from $250,000 to $1,000,000, which they won with lottery tickets they purchased in Quebec City.


Two sisters split $1 million

Denise and Hélène Gaulin took home $1,000,000 in the February 28 Banco draw with a $1 play. Their initial prize of $200,000 increased fivefold thanks to the Turbo option. The two sisters, who always buy and check their lottery tickets together, had already won $5,000 in the past. They’ve been dreaming of returning to the Loto-Québec winners' lounge ever since. Their dream became a reality this March. The Gaulin sisters plan to use their windfall to renovate their condo.


The winning ticket was purchased at Jean Coutu pharmacy, located at 1455 Chemin Sainte-Foy. The retailer will receive a 1% commission of $10,000.

500,000 thanks to a winning ticket she left in her purse

Rachel Chabot won $25,000 a week for life in the January 15 Grande Vie draw. She'd forgotten about some tickets she’d left in her purse for a few weeks, including the winning ticket. When she had it validated at a retailer, she didn’t recognize the animation on the consumer display screen. She exclaimed: “I never win anyway!” She learned the great news while checking everything with Loto-Québec. She opted for the $500,000 lump sum prize and plans to spoil herself by purchasing a new pool and a spa.


The winning ticket was purchased at Dépanneur Voisin, located at 5000 Boulevard de l’Ormière.


She woke up to a lucky morning

Denise Bergeron also won a Grande Vie prize, but in the March 4 draw. The lucky winner usually plays Banco and Lotto 6/49. This time, though, she chose to get a Grande Vie ticket. This decision won her $250,000! Bergeron saw the draw results the following day as she drank her coffee. She quickly called her son to tell him the good news. She plans to use this sum to cut down on her work hours and purchase a car.


The winning ticket was purchased at the Provi-Soir convenience store, located at 3505 Chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois.


In summary

Denise and Hélène Gaulin’s win

  • Lottery game: Banco
  • Prize: $1,000,000
  • Category: 10/10, $1 play, with Turbo x 5
  • Draw date: February 28, 2024
  • Winners’ place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Ticket purchase location: Jean Coutu (1455 Chemin Sainte-Foy, Quebec City)


Rachel Chabot’s win

  • Lottery game: Grande Vie
  • Prize: $25,000 a week for life (lump sum prize of $500,000)
  • Category: 5/5
  • Draw date: January 15, 2024
  • Winner’s place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Ticket purchase location: Voisin (5000 Boulevard de l’Ormière, Quebec City)


Denise Bergeron’s win

  • Lottery game: Grande Vie
  • Prize: $250,000*
  • Category: 5/5
  • Draw date: March 4, 2024
  • Winner’s place of residence: Capitale-Nationale
  • Ticket purchase location: Provi-Soir (3505 Chemin des Quatre-Bourgeois, Quebec City)

*The $500,000 lump sum prize was split in two, given that another Grande Vie ticket, sold in Ontario, had the same five-number winning combination for this draw.


About Loto-Québec

Loto-Québec has been delivering entertainment to Quebecers for over 50 years, and its operations benefit Québec as a whole. In 2023, it paid out over $1.6 billion in prizes to lottery winners. Major prize winners are listed on the Winners page in the Lotteries section of lotoquebec.com. Read their stories.


The responsible commercialization of lottery and gaming products is central to Loto-Québec’s operations. The corporation has been granted the highest internationally recognized certification in responsible gaming by the World Lottery Association.


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Renaud Dugas
Spokesperson and Director of Media Relations

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