Emirati wins $m in DDF Millennium Millionaire promotion - GulfToday

Emirati wins $1m in DDF Millennium Millionaire promotion


Dubai Duty Free officials conduct the draw at Concourse C, Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport.

A UAE national has joined the long list of dollar millionaire in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise draw held today at Concourse C, Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport.

Haroon Almulla will be taking home $1 million for his ticket number 1283 in Series 309 that he bought online.

He was not contactable at the time of draw and will surely be surprised to hear of his win.

Almulla is the tenth UAE national to win in this promotion since its inception in 1999.

Following the Millennium Millionaire draw, three more winners were announced in the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Promotion.

Reza Dole, a 43-year-old Australian national based in Dubai won a Bentley Continental GT (Camel Linen) in Series no.1730 with ticket number 1580.

A resident of Dubai for 10 years, Dole who is a banker was taken aback upon receiving a call from DDF ton Tuesday and said: “I am delighted that I have finally won a car after years of trying. Thank you for running such an amazing promotion Dubai Duty Free.”

Dole is a banker and a regular participant in Dubai Duty Free’s exciting promotions.

Meanwhile, two Indian nationals who are both based in Dubai have won a motorbike each.

Praveena Palasihadka won an Indian Scout (Ruby Metallic Red) in Series no. 377 with ticket number 0186, while Mr. Pushparaj Muniyoor won a Moto Guzzi V85 TT (Giallo Sahara) in Series no. 378 with ticket number 0597.

Muniyoor, a 31-year-old Keralite who along with his two friends bought one ticket online and split the cost between them, had won a BMW S 1000 RR (Racing Red / Light White) in August 2018 in Series 342 with ticket number 0958 and then couldn’t believe his luck with this year’s draw.

“I’m in total shocked and I’m sure my friends will feel the same when I tell them this good news. Thank you so much Dubai Duty Free!”

The draw was conducted by Dubai Duty Free Chief Operating Officer, Ramesh Cidambi; Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President – Corporate Services, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Michael Schmidt, Senior Vice President – Retail Support and Mona Al Ali, Senior Vice President – Human Resources.


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