Pakistani wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle

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Pakistani wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle

He had purchased a DDF ticket for the first time.

By Staff Report

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Published: Tue 25 Sep 2018, 12:00 AM

Last updated: Thu 27 Sep 2018, 9:23 AM

A 32-year-old Pakistani man was on Tuesday announced the winner of the latest Dubai Duty Free raffle draw.

The businessman from Peshawar, a first-time buyer, went home with $1 million after his ticket number 0241 in Series 281 was picked in the draw.

Numan Arif, who owns a bike leasing company, is the 16th Pakistani national to have won $1 million in the promotion since its inception in 1999.

"Thank you Dubai Duty Free for providing this life-changing experience to become a dollar millionaire," he said.

Two other lucky winners drove home luxury cars the same day.

Anthony Chijioke, a 51-year-old Australian national of Nigerian descent, won a McLaren 570S Spider (Pacific Blue) in series no. 1695 with ticket number 1237, while Hafiz Ullah, a Bangladeshi national in Dubai, won a BMW R 1200 R (Iced Chocolate) motorbike in Series no. 346 with ticket number 0753.

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