20-year-old wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle

20-year-old wins $1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle

Dubai - A Kenyan and an Indian drove away in a luxury car and bike, respectively.

By Staff Report

Published: Tue 12 Mar 2019, 3:10 PM

Last updated: Wed 13 Mar 2019, 11:05 AM

A 20-year-old student got $1 million richer when her name was drawn at the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire raffle on Tuesday.

Tala W., a Jordanian national studying in Amman, held ticket 4619 in Series 295, which she had purchased along with her father on their way back to Amman from Dubai.

"I never thought that I would win this big at this young age. Thank you Dubai Duty Free for this wonderful news."

Tala is the tenth Jordanian national to win in the promotion since its inception in 1999.

Two other winners on Tuesday drove away in luxury automobiles.

Joyline Kilsangi, a 30-year-old Kenyan national based in Manama, Bahrain, won a brand new Audi R8 RWS V10 Coupe (Florett Silver Metallic) in Series 1713 with ticket number. 0736, while Shahul Hameed, an Indian national residing in Dubai for the past 11 years, won an Indian Scout Bobber in Bronze Smoke in Series 360 with ticket number 0405.

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