Dubai Duty Free Draw: Filipino expat wins 1 million dollars
Erwin D., a 46-year-old Filipino expatriate and Dubai resident, has struck gold with an unexpected twist of fate. Picking the winning ticket number 0739 for Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Series 433 draw, Erwin and nine friends will equally share the staggering $1 million (Dh3.67 million) prize.
Filipino Expat Hits $1 Million Jackpot in Dubai Duty Free Draw
Erwin, an enthusiastic participant in Dubai Duty Free's promotions for five years, seized the moment when ticket 0739 became available online on August 13. Gathering friends to pool their contributions for the ticket purchase, Erwin embarked on this journey of chance.
Impactful Plans Ahead
Grateful for the win, Erwin intends to allocate the prize money wisely. His priorities encompass his mother's dialysis expenses, the education of his two children—one in high school and the other in college and realizing his dream of constructing a house in the Philippines. Erwin acknowledges that while their lifestyle may remain largely unchanged, the financial windfall will be handled prudently to secure a better future.
The winners' circle also features other fortunate individuals. Magnat Babaev, a 53-year-old Russian national, clinched a Mercedes Benz S500 (Black) car with ticket number 0757 in the Finest Surprise Series 1849. Similarly, Diptiman Guha, a 52-year-old Indian national, scored a Mercedes Benz G 63 (Selenite Grey Metallic) car with ticket number 1576 in the Finest Surprise Series 1850. Jitesh, an Indian national, joined the ranks by winning a BMW R nineT Pure (Underground Light White) motorbike with ticket number 0099.
Dubai Duty Free's rewarding promotions
Dubai Duty Free's rewarding promotions have made Erwin the 14th Filipino national to seize the $1 million prize since the inception of the Millennium Millionaire initiative in 1999.
For these winners, Dubai Duty Free has transformed chance into extraordinary opportunities, touching lives and dreams across various nationalities and aspirations.