Indian man hits AED7 million jackpot in Abu Dhabi raffle

An Indian man has won AED7 million in United Arab Emirates (UAE) after he hit a jackpot in the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi raffle. Besides, six other Indians and one Emirati have also won AED1 million.

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7 Indians have won in the Abu Dhabi raffle draw including the top prize of AED7 million. Photo courtesy: Big Ticket


The Indian man living in UAE Manekudy Varkey Mathew was the winner of the prize. He had purchased the ticket number 024039 in Super 7 Series 183 of Big Ticket Abu Dhabi.

In addition to this, luck has also smiled on six other Indian expatriates who won AED1 million each in the raffle draw. which include Neeraj John, Arun Ravindranath, Ratheesh Keezhmadathil Thangapam, Steven Charles Lasardo, Radhakrishnana Ganeshan and Siva Nageswara Rao.

Indians have been very lucky in winning the raffle. Last month, Indian expat Krishnam Raju Thokachichu had been announced as the winner of a AED5 million raffle draw at Big Ticket Abu Dhabi.

Ashraf Jamal
Ashraf Jamal – Senior Writer

Ashraf Jamal brings a rare depth to writing equipped with a degree in journalism, a postgraduate degree in political science, and a degree in law from the Allahabad University. His experience includes editing and publishing the Northern India Patrika and writing for Times of India for almost a decade covering just about any topic under the sun including NRIs and Indian diaspora.


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