Officials pick the winning ticket in Dubai.
A Brazilian national was announced as the latest $1 million winner in the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire at the draw held on Wednesday at Terminal 2 of Dubai International Airport.
Mr. Carlos Torres, a 57 year old Brazilian national based in Abu Dhabi became the latest $1 million winner in Millennium Millionaire Series 381 with ticket number 2178, which he purchased online on 19th January.
A regular participant in Dubai Duty Free's promotion for five years, Mr. Carlos is a resident of Abu Dhabi for five years now and a father of three.
“Thank you for this opportunity, it really pays off. This is the most wonderful thing that ever happened to me.” he said.
Mr. Torres is the first Brazilian national to have won $1million since the start of the Millennium Millionaire promotion in 1999.
On Wednesday Millennium Millionaire draw was conducted by Dubai Duty Free's Chief Operating Officer Ramesh Cidambi, Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President – Corporate Services, Sinead El Sibai, SVP – Marketing, Michael Schmidt, SVP – Retail and Sharon Beecham, SVP – Purchasing.
Following the Millennium Millionaire draw, the Finest Surprise draw was conducted for two luxury vehicles.
Mr. Ansar M, an Indian national based in the UAE won a Mercedes Benz S500 (Mojave Silver) car, with ticket number 0373 in Finest Surprise Series 1796, which he purchased online on 7th January.
Mr. M is currently uncontactable and will surely be surprised to hear of his win.
Lastly, Mr. Roshan Pereira, a 42 year old Indian national based in Fujairah won a Harley-Davidson Softail Street Bob 114 FXBBS (Vivid Black) motorbike, with ticket number 0888 in Finest Surprise Series 485, which he purchased online on 5th January.
A regular participant in Dubai Duty Free's promotion for two years, Mr. Pereira is a father of one and works in Fujairah seaport.
“Thanks a lot Dubai Duty Free. You really made my day!” he said.
The 45th weekly live Mahzooz draw has transformed the lives of nine lucky winners who shared the Dhs1m prize. All nine participants matched five out of the six winning numbers (7, 15, 18, 20, 22, 40) and bagged Dhs111,111 each.
The winners say they will use money to clear debts, help loved ones and donate to charity. First-time Mahzooz participant Vidya also wonDhs100,000 in Mahzooz draw. 32 winners shared the Grand Draw’s second prize of Dhs1,000,000
The 53rd draw saw 26 winners share the Dhs1,000,000 second prize, taking home Dhs38,462 each. The top prize of Dhs10,000,000 is still up for grabs in the upcoming Grand Draw on Dec.4, 2021 at
The lucky winners took home Dhs34,483 each after matching four out of the five winning numbers which were (3, 8, 14, 30, 46). Additionally, 1,236 participants matched three out of five numbers and bagged the third prize of Dhs350 each.
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