Dubai: An Indian in the UAE has won a lottery worth 10 million Dirhams ($2.7 million) jackpot in Abu Dhabi on Monday.
Sunil Mappatta Krishnan Kutty Nair, who is currently travelling in India, takes home the second-largest reward given away this year, the Gulf News reported.
Nair works as a sales executive in Abu Dhabi. He will be splitting the pot money with three of his friends, said a colleague who contributed to the ticket cost.
The earlier “Big Ticket Draw” of 12 million Dirhams ($3.2 million) on January 7 was won by Indian national Harikrishnan V. Nair, who is based in Ajman. He picked the lucky ticket on Monday.