DUBAI: A 20 year old university student from Amman, Jordan has won US$1 million in the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw held on 12th March, 2019 at Concourse C in Dubai International Airport.
Ms. Tala W., a Jordanian national and holder of ticket number 4619 in Series 295, purchased her winning ticket along with her father on their way back to Amman from Dubai.
“I never thought that I would win this big at this young age. Thank you Dubai Duty Free for this wonderful news.”
Ms. W is the tenth Jordanian national to win in the promotion since its inception in 1999.
The winning ticket was drawn by Dubai Duty Free’s Executive Vice President and CEO, Colm McLoughlin, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing and Michael Schmidt, Senior Vice President – Retail Support.
Meanwhile, a Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise draw for a luxury car and motorbike were conducted directly after the Millennium Millionaire.
Ms. Joyline Kilsangi, a 30 year old Kenyan national based in Manama, Bahrain won a brand new Audi R8 RWS V10 Coupe (Florett Silver Metallic) in Series 1713 with ticket number. 0736. Ms. Kilsangi bought her winning ticket which was randomly selected by one of Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise staff.
Ms. Kilsangi, who works as Gulf Air cabin crew is looking forward to visiting Dubai to receive the keys for her luxury car and commented, “Thank you Dubai Duty Free for making my dream come true with my dream car.”
Lastly, Mr. Shahul Hameed, an Indian national, residing in Dubai for the past 11 years won an Indian Scout Bobber in Bronze Smoke in Series 360 with ticket number 0405.
Commenting on his win, the 35 year old motorbike lover said: “This is certainly a big surprise for me.” He also shared that the sole reason for choosing his ticket number was that it matched the plate number of his existing precious Triumph bike in India. BIZ TODAY MONITOR