Indian wins 133rd Dubai Duty Free Dollar Millionaire Raffle (9 October 2012)
Dubai Duty Free conducted the 133rd draw of its popular Millennium Millionaire promotion and announced the latest winner of US$1 million.
Mr. Mottukkente Gangadharan, an Indian national who lives in Dubai will no doubt have plenty of ideas on how to spend his one million dollar prize, which he won in Series 133 with ticket no. 0707 this morning. The lucky winner was not available for immediate comments but will no doubt be surprised when he learns of his fantastic win.
Dubai Duty Free conducted a Finest Surprise draw directly after the Millennium Millionaire and announced winners of the luxury cars and a motorbike.
The highlight of the day was the draw for a McLaren MP4 12-C Coupe (Volcano Orange), which was drawn in Series 1501. The winning ticket no. 1856 made Mr. Saleh Madkhali, a Saudi national, the winner of the glitzy sports car. Mr. Madkhali, a twenty-five-year-old student of Kentucky University, U.S.A could hardly take it in when received a call from Dubai Duty Free informing him of his win.
Commenting on the exciting news the lucky winner exclaimed: “I’ve never thought that I could win such a beautiful car! I purchased the ticket when I saw the car displayed in Dubai Duty Free and made a wish that I would once drive it. I still cannot believe that I am an owner of a brand new McLaren!”
Another winner was Mr. Arvind Josih, a Singaporean national from Dubai who won a Mercedes Benz S500 (Obsidian Black) in Series no. 1503 with ticket no. 0166.
A sporty Ducati Superbike 848 Evo was drawn today along with two luxury cars and the winner is Mr. Bomsi Jamshed Wadia, an Indian national from Bombay. Mr. Wadia won his Superbike in Series no. 200 with ticket no. 0202.
Finally, a presentation was made to the previous Finest Surprise winners who were equally delighted to receive their prizes from Dubai Duty Free today. Mr. Nandakumar Palakurshi received his Mercedes Benz S500, which he won in Series 1500 with ticket no. 0898. Another winner, Mr. Fuad Cochinwala received a Porsche Panamera 4 (Series 1502, ticket no. 0883) while Mr. Mohammed Jawad Ali Khan received a Ducati Hypermotard 1100 Evo (Series 199 with ticket no. 0906).
The winning ticket numbers were drawn by Dubai Duty Free senior officials.