Also, for the first time in the history of the weekly draw, 7 Emirati second prize winners have topped the list of 22 Arab winners representing Lebanon, Jordan Syria, Egypt, Oman and Yemen.
Only two prizes have grown larger than the massive jackpot that could be won on Friday night. Other lotteries elsewhere around the globe offer smaller payouts. "There are a ton of lotteries throughout the world.”
2022 started on a high note for six lucky individuals today when Dubai Duty Free announced the latest winners of its famous Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise promotions at the draw held in Concourse C of Dubai International Airport.
44-year-old Jocelyn explains the timeliness of her windfall: “This is an early gift for Christmas and my birthday this month! Moreover, this money will cover flight tickets for our trip to the Philippines next year to see our daughter graduate elementary school,” she said.
Dubai Duty Free marked its 38th anniversary in style as it welcomed passengers travelling through Dubai International Airport (DXB) with a special 25 per cent discount on a wide range of merchandise over three days from Dec.18 to 20. The 72 hours
The lucky winners took home Dhs100,000 each after matching four out of the five winning numbers which were (2, 5, 19, 44, 48). Additionally, 1,015 participants matched three out of five numbers and bagged the third prize of Dhs350 each.
58th Mahzooz draw ushers in New Year filled with hope for three lucky winners; they will use the money to expand business, pay off debts, and buy property.
Varghese who hails from Kerala in India is the 192nd Indian national to have won $1 million since the start of the Millennium Millionaire promotion in 1999.
Dubai Duty Free, whose donation is equivalent to five million meals, is one of several UAE companies that are making a significant financial contribution to 1 Billion Meals initiative, which is helping to alleviate the hunger experienced by 800 million people worldwide every day.