An Indian businessman based in Kerala has today won USD 1 million in a Duty-Free Draw at Dubai International Airport.
Kerala based Prabin Thomas, runs a networking business that is involved in selling IT products. As reported by Khaleej Times, he has won the lottery prize with ticket number 0471.
Thomas who is a regular lottery ticket buyer in India had never won anything in the lottery before. But, this time he turned out lucky with his first online ticket purchase in Millenium Millionaire Promotion.
An elated Thomas said,
I will use the money to expand my networking business and probably start a small software company.
The Duty-Free Draw in Dubai proved really lucky for Indians this time as another Indian based Dubai won a motorbike in the same.
Earlier in January, another Keralite had won a whooping dirham 12 million( around 20 crores) in UAE as a biggest-ever raffle prize money in Abu Dhabi.
Out of the total 10 people who had won dirham 1 million ( USD 2.7 lakh) each in mega rifle draw held in October 2017, 8 were Indians.