Online ticket buyer, Mr. Ahmad Alsuhaimi, a Saudi Arabian businessman, has just been added to the long list of Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire winners when his lucky ticket no. 1837 in Series 247 was drawn earlier this morning (Tuesday) in Concourse B, Dubai International Airport.
Mr. Alsuhaimi, a regular participant of the million dollar promotion, couldn’t believe his luck when he received a call and was greatly surprised when he discovered his new found fortune. He is the 7th Saudi Arabian national to have won a US$1 million in the Millennium Millionaire Promotion.
In addition, two winners of luxury vehicles were also announced in the Finest Surprise Promotion following the million dollar draw.
Today’s highlight was the draw for a Bentley Continental GT Speed Black Edition, with ticket no. 0333 in Series no. 1657 which was won by Mr. Ishfaq Ahmed, a Pakistani national from Dubai. Mr. Ahmed, the CEO of Globalex Group of Companies, was excited to hear the news, as this was his first ever ticket in the Finest Surprise promotion. Mr. Ahmed said: ‘I couldn’t believe when I’ve heard that the first ticket I ever purchased brought me luck. It is a good start for me to continue participating in the Dubai Duty Free promotions. Thanks Dubai Duty Free for the great opportunity!’
Another winner was Mr. C.J. Sebastian, a mechanical engineer from an oil company who won a BMW 750 Li X Drive M Sport in Series 1658 with ticket no. 0992. Mr. Sebastian, a Fujairah-based Indian national is a regular participant of the Finest Surprise promotion.
Furthermore, another winner to take home his stylish motorbike BMW S 1000 R is Mr. Deepak Rattan, who bought his ticket no. 0473 in Series 308. Mr. Rattan, an IT consultant from the US, bought his ticket when flying back home from Dubai.
The winning ticket numbers were drawn by Dubai Duty Free senior officials namely Ramesh Cidambi, Chief Operating Officer, Sean Staunton, Senior Vice President – Retail Sales, Michael Schmidt, Senior Vice President – Retail Support, Sharon Beecham, Vice President – Purchasing.