George Thomas, 43, an Indian expatriate from Muvattupuzha in Kerala and an employee of Dubai International Airport (DXB), is happy to the point bursting after he won the Duty-Free Millennium Millionaire Promotion.
Thomas, a resident of Sharjah throughout the previous 10 years, said his children’s future is secure, as the woman karma has at long last blessed him after his fearless endeavor throughout the previous six years.
He is a dad of three children and his wife is in a family path with his fourth child. He had struck it rich when he bought the ticket on March 14. And 2016, the triumphant number, has end up being a life changing encounter for him.
Be that as it may, his steady bid for as long as six years had left him with no incredible assumptions. It was more similar to transitional experiences and making a cursory effort.
Be that as it may, woman karma has had different thoughts for Thomas, who functions as a supply chain and logistics supervisor at DXB. On a wing and a prayer, he bought the ticket.
“As opposed to mainstream insight, I never purchased tickets each month. I’d, best case scenario, purchase around five times each year. This time around , I was simply strolling past the ticket sales counter.. I chose to buy spontaneously… I had no assumption I would win it,” he added.
“At the point when I informed my wife concerning the success, she thought I was kidding. We’re anticipating our fourth child. The success has gotten my children’s future” he said.
As of now, his wife and children are back home in his local Kerala. “I thought that it was difficult to see the children bound in four dividers, when the Covid-19-incited lockdown happened a year ago. I sent them back home with my wife two months prior. Presently, they’re going to schools in Kerala. They’re a lot more joyful there,” he added.
Prior, his children used to learn at GEMS Millennium School. Thomas is open-finished about how to manage his bonus gains.
“I’ve yet to make any arrangements on how to manage the cash. I will do as such at the appropriate time,” he added.
Thomas is the 179th Indian national to have won $1 million since the beginning of the Millennium Millionaire promotion in 1999. Indian nationals make up the most noteworthy number of Dubai Duty-Free Millennium Millionaire ticket purchasers.
Following the Millennium Millionaire draw the Finest Surprise draw was led for a luxury car and two motorbikes. Hatem Yehia, 53, a Lebanese national situated in Sharjah for as long as 30 years, won a Mercedes Benz GLS 580 4M (Obsidian Black) car, with ticket number 1128 in Finest Surprise Series 1770, which he bought at The Irish Village on March 5.
A standard participant in Dubai Duty Free’s promotion for a very long time at this point, Yehia, a dad of two children, functioned as a Sales Manager for Al Shams Technical Works in Dubai. “I can barely handle it! After an exceptionally prolonged stretch of time, I at long last won in Dubai Duty Free!” he said.
Aryan Ravindra Shenoy, 17, an Indian national situated in Dubai, won a BMW F 850 GS (Black/Yellow) motorbike, with ticket number 0653 in Finest Surprise Series 449. His mom, Vidya Shenoy, had purchased the ticket in his name on their re-visitation of Dubai from India on March 13.
Shenoy is a student of Grade XII at GEMS New Millennium School.
“We’ve been taking an interest in Dubai Duty Free promotion for around three years now and we generally put the ticket under our lone child’s name since we think of him as our four leaf clover,” she said.
Deepak Raghunath Sharma, 44, an Indian national situated in Sharjah won an Indian Scout Bobber (Jade Smoke) motorbike, with ticket number 0643 in Finest Surprise Series 450, which he bought online on March 25.
Sharma, a resident of Sharjah for a very long time, who fills in as a property sales agent, has been taking an interest in Dubai Duty Free promotion for as far back as four years.