Oman-based Indian Renjith Venugopalan Unnithan wins Dhs10 million Big Ticket jackpot - GulfToday

Oman-based Indian Renjith Venugopalan Unnithan wins Dhs10 million Big Ticket jackpot

Renjith Venugopalan Unnithan with his family and friends.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Indian expat based in Oman, Renjith Venugopalan Unnithan has hit the Dhs10 million Big Ticket jackpot in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

Renjith, who lives in Muscat, bought the winning ticket online.

Renjith, who hails from the Kollam district of Kerala, took home the mega prize amid pandemic.

Big Ticket Abu Dhabi said on Facebook, “Congratulations to Renjith, from India, with winning ticket no. 052706. He won Dhs10 Million in Big 10 Million Series 234.”

Renjith said that he had first bought a Big Ticket two years ago. 

An emotional Renjith said that he was watching the draw live when Big Ticket phoned him.

Renjith said he couldn’t believe that he won from his residence in Oman.

He said that it was his second participation with Big Ticket.

During his online buy, he said let me try mine once more at the end of the year. And rest is just history. 

The 42-year-old man is sharing the prize money with five other people.

Renjith said that his life will change with this money.

The Big Ticket second prize of Dhs1 million went to Namboori Madathil Abdul Majeed Siddique from Al Ain.

Majeed is also Indian.

The third prize of Dhs100,000 went to Rashia Navila Mohammad Isa of the Philippines. 

The Dream Car Range Rover was won by another Indian expat. 

Big Ticket wrote on Facebook, “Congratulations to Balasubramoniam Sankaravadivu Anandapadmanabhan with Ticket No. 010409 from India for winning the Dream Car Range Rover Series 5!”

The Big Ticket, the longest-running and biggest raffle draw in the UAE is hosted at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Ain Airport and online at
The raffle draw said, “What started out with a Million Dirham cash prize, gradually grew over the years and now on Big Ticket’s 29th year, we’re giving away a grand prize of up to 20 Million Dirham.”
The raffle draw guarantees cash prizes vary from month to month with Big Ticket giving away a minimum of 10million dirham up to our biggest jackpot of 20 million.

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