Biggest UAE draw prize of Dh200m announced: Odds of winning explained

This is a limited-time offer: Here's how to win, when the draw will take place


SM Ayaz Zakir

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Published: Tue 26 Dec 2023, 11:18 AM

Last updated: Wed 27 Dec 2023, 3:19 PM

Popular raffle Emirates Draw is offering a whopping Dh200-million prize to kickstart 2024, it was announced on Tuesday. This is the biggest prize money offered in the UAE.

The prize can be won in the draw's Mega7 category, and participants can join from today until 8.30pm on December 31.

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To get the jackpot, one will have to match all the seven numbers that will be drawn on Sunday.

“This cash prize is unlike anything seen before in the region, perfectly timed for the new year. We hope someone will kickstart 2024 on a high note by winning the Grand Prize this Sunday," said Mohammad Alawadhi, managing partner at Emirates Draw.

“The probability of winning the Dh200 million Grand Prize is contingent on the number of participants and the specific rules of the game. Our game is primarily defined by probabilities, and when compared to well-known industry benchmarks, our Grand Prize proves to be at least 25 times more attainable,” said Paul Chader, head of commercial at Emirates Draw.

The grand prize will be shared if two or more participants match all seven numbers.

Emirates Draw MEGA7 offers two opportunities to win with every ticket. “Even the mere match of 3 numbers out of 37 with 7 different selections is a very achievable target and will win you some of your money back,” said Chader.

During the New Year Grand Draw, 15 Guaranteed Winners of Dh10,000 each will be chosen randomly through their Raffle IDs.

Chader said that the winners can take the lumpsum winnings or prefer to receive in installments. “Given the diverse nature of our winners, they often fall into multiple categories, with some opting for a lump sum and others choosing monthly installments over a set period,” said Chader.

Participants aged 18 or above can purchase an Emirates Draw MEGA7 ticket from anywhere in the world by visiting their website or from the app from.


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