Abu Dhabi: A 58-year-old Oman-based Indian engineer won the grand prize of one million dollars (Rs 8,22,19,500) on Wednesday in the Dubai Duty Free (DDF) Millennium Millionaire draw.
The winner of the draw, Rajamohan VK won in Millennium Millionaire Series 402 after buying lucky ticket number 0189 on September 21.
Rajamohan works as an engineer in Muscat, Oman. He is a regular participant in the Millennium Millionaire promotion since 2007.
“Thank you Dubai Duty Free (DDF) for this unexpected win. I have been trying my luck since 2007 and today it finally happened. I wasn’t able to participate for the past years because I lost my job during the pandemic, but as soon as I got a new job, I started buying tickets again and it was all worth it,” Rajamohan told DDF.
Rajamohan is the 197th Indian to win one million dollars since the launch of the Millennium Millionaire Show in 1999. Indian nationals make up the highest number of buyers of Millennium Millionaire Dubai Duty-Free tickets.
39-year-old Muthu Rajan, an Ajman-based Indian expat won an Indian Scout motorbike, with ticket number 0208 in Finest Surprise Series 515, which he purchased online on September 12.