36.5 C
Monday, September 25, 2023

UAE: Indian expatriate wins two cash prizes worth AED40,000 in one day, just a month after winning gold – News


He has been watching the big lottery draw at Abu Dhabi airport for the past three months

read more…

published: Friday, July 7, 2023 at 5:08 pm

Lady luck apparently had a big smile on Ajimon Kochuan, an Indian expatriate from Dubai, who won two tickets in one day in this week’s Big Ticket draw in Abu Dhabi. The cash prize is in the bag. And that’s not all — this happened a month after he won a ticket at the same show on June 3.

Ajimon, who has been buying tickets for the past nine years of his stay in the country, took home a sixth-place prize worth AED 30,000 and Dhs 10,000 from the live audience at Abu Dhabi International Airport Tom’s bonus. AIRPORT.

Before entering the show, each audience member will receive a numbered wristband. After the show, a number will be randomly drawn by the host and one member of the audience will receive AED 10,000.

“I’m so excited. I have nothing to say. My name was announced in front of so many people in the room and thousands of people following through social media platforms. It’s so exciting,” said Kollam, Kerala said Malayari, 39, from the district.

However, he missed the moment when the name of the sixth winner was announced.

“My friends who were on the show with me at the time weren’t home. When they started announcing the fourth winner I didn’t rejoin until the grand prize. After the show, I wanted to be named the live audience winner. When my name I rushed onto the stage when it was announced. At the same time, I got a lot of calls from my friends. So, I put my phone on silent mode. When I called them back later, I found out that I was the sixth Won Dh30,000. Even hosts Richard and Bushra and the organizers were amazed,” said the expat.

For the past three months, Ajimon has been at the airport in person for the show.

Last month, he was awarded a Dh500 gold voucher after winning a match. In addition to sweepstakes, Big Ticket hosts a series of contests and games that give away hundreds of prizes, including mobile phones, gadgets and gift certificates.

Ajimon is hoping to revive a struggling catering business during Covid-19 and hopes to win a bigger cash prize.

“Normally, three to five of my friends would pay for the ticket. However, this time, none of them paid. So, I bought the ticket by myself. I won. Now, all my friends are looking for I raised money to enter next month’s draw. I will continue to try my luck. If I win the jackpot, I can start my life again. I want to be successful in life,” said the father of three.

“I’ve won a gold ticket, two cash prizes, and now it might be time for something big.”


Source link

Related Articles

Shamma bint Sultan unveils ‘The Climate Tribe’ climate platform

Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, President and CEO of UAE Independent Climate Change Accelerators (UICCA), has introduced 'The Climate Tribe,' a...

Beeah Education collaborates with Ajman University for a competition

Beeah Education, a subsidiary of the renowned Beeah Group, a regional sustainability pioneer, announces a partnership with Ajman University's College of Business Administration to...

UAE Long Weekend: 3-Day Getaway Starts at Dh725

The UAE's last long weekend is approaching, with residents eagerly planning a brief getaway. Both private and public sector employees will enjoy a day...

UAE Volunteers Provide Aid to Moroccan Quake Victims of All Ages

On September 8, a devastating 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Marrakesh, Morocco, resulting in the tragic loss of 2,000 lives. The once-vibrant community now grapples...

Sheikh Mohammed and grandson meet famous racehorse

A heartwarming horse-loving moment for three generations of Dubai's ruling family. Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum shared a...

Latest Articles