Indian wins $1 million at Dubai raffle on Independence Day


Indian wins $1 million at Dubai raffle on Independence Day

Dubai - Meanwhile, a Pakistani national drove away in an Aston Martin Rapide car.

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Published: Tue 15 Aug 2017, 3:56 PM

Last updated: Wed 16 Aug 2017, 6:19 PM

Two lucky winners became instant dollar millionaires while two others will drive away a luxury vehicle when their winning ticket numbers were drawn on Tuesday, August 15, in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise promotions held at Concourse D of Dubai International Airport.

Bronvin S. Muns, an Indian national living in Dubai will be pleasantly surprised when he finds out that he just became the latest $1 million winner in Series 249 with ticket no. 3484. Muns is currently not available for immediate comment.

The second dollar millionaire announced on Tuesday in Series 250 with ticket no. 3963 was Tomoyuki Kawana.

Kawana is the first ever Japanese national to have won a $1 million winner since the inception of the DMM promotion in 1999. Kawana, who is based in Dubai, is uncontactable at the moment and will surely be surprised of his new fortune.

Following the DDF Millennium Millionaire draw, a Finest Surprise draw took place to win a luxury car and a motorbike.

Muzammil N, a 36-year-old Pakistani national from Dubai won the Aston Martin Rapide in Series 1661 with ticket no. 1705. A regular participant of the promotion, Muzammil purchased his lucky ticket from the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise desk at Jumeirah Beach Hotel commented, "It was an unexpected call and I was really surprised. This was such a wonderful news for my family."

Meanwhile, Zaheer A. Asharikandi, a 35-year-old Indian national from Oman won the stylish motorbike BMW S 1000 R with ticket no. 952 in Series 312, which he bought while transiting in Dubai International Airport.

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