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Indian wins USD 1 million after buying Dubai raffle ticket online

A 40-year-old Indian man got lucky after buying a Dubai Duty Free Millionaire raffle ticket for the first time online.

Prabin Thomas, who runs a networking business selling IT products in Kerala, is the latest winner of USD 1 Million (Rs 6.5 crores) at Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw held today.

When asked what he intends to do with his fortune, he said he will expand his networking business and consider starting a small software company.

Following the Millennium Millionaire draw, one more winner was announced in the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Promotion to win a luxury motorbike – a BMW R Nine T Urban GS (Light White).

Afzaan Jilla, a 33-year-old Indian national based in Dubai, will be driving home a luxury motorbike – a BMW R Nine T Urban GS.

The expat who works as an administrator bagged the reward with ticket number 0730. He is a self-confessed biker, which is the main reason why he only buys tickets for the Finest Surprise motorbike draw for over six years now.

Published on 6 March 2018