Executive Vice Chairman & CEO Colm McLoughlin along with the other team members conducted the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw for Series 343 on Wednesday.
An Australian national has joined the long list of $1 million winners when the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise draws were held on Wednesday at Terminal 2 Departure of Dubai International Airport.
Eleanor Paterson, a 61-year-old Australian national living in Perth, became the latest dollar millionaire in Millennium Millionaire Series 343 with ticket number 0353, which she purchased online on Oct.19.
A regular participant in the Dubai Duty Free promotion for 10 years now, Ms Paterson considered number “3” as her lucky number that’s why she always chooses ticket with number 3 and religiously buys a ticket every 3 months.
“Thank you, Dubai, and Dubai Duty Free, my perseverance and lucky number has finally paid off,” she said.
Paterson is the 5th Australian national to have won $1 million since the start of the Millennium Millionaire promotion in 1999.
The draw was conducted following social distancing by Dubai Duty Free's Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Colm McLoughlin, Ramesh Cidambi, Chief Operating Officer, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing and Mona Al Ali. Senior Vice President – Human Resources.
Following the Millennium Millionaire draw, the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise draw for two luxury motorbikes was also conducted.
Top officials conducted the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise draw for two motorbikes.
Shane Carroll, a 35-year-old Indian national based in Dubai, won a Moto Guzzi Eldorado (Rosso) with ticket number 0366 in Finest Surprise Series 430 which he purchased online on Oct.27. A resident of Dubai for 5 years now, Carroll works in a bank.
“Is this a coincidence or pure luck? I just told my wife that I will win today, and I received your call at the same time. I’m so happy and forever grateful to Dubai Duty Free.”
Meanwhile, Alia Malakani, a 28-year-old Syrian national based Al Ain, won a Harley Davidson Sportster XL 1200C (Billiard Red/Vivid Black) with ticket number 0650 in Finest Surprise Series 431, which she purchased online on Nov.5.
A mother of one and a resident of Al Ain for 3 years now, Malakani has been participating in the Dubai Duty Free promotion for a year now.
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