Indian mariner wins $1 million in UAE fortunate draw – Instances of India

DUBAI: An Indian mariner has received USD 1 million (Rs 7.45 crore) in a fortunate draw contest within the UAE, in line with a media report on Thursday.
Ganesh Shinde, 36, primarily based in Thane, Maharashtra, purchased the jackpot ticket on June 16 from the official Dubai Obligation Free Millennium Millionaire and Best Shock draw web site earlier than his arrival right here, the Gulf Information reported.
Shinde works as a seaman for a Brazilian firm and each time he travels between Dubai and Rio de Janeiro there’s a transit wait at Dubai.
Upon his arrival, Shinde came upon that he had received the jackpot.
“It’s unbelievable. I’m nonetheless in shock. That is such an ideal alternative. I am very blissful and grateful to Dubai Obligation Free. I like Dubai metropolis. I hope to go to quickly,” he informed the day by day.
Shinde mentioned he has been recurrently buying the lottery ticket for the final two years.
“I need a new automobile, a brand new residence, lower your expenses for my kid’s training. So the record is lengthy. The prize cash will serve these functions,” he informed the newspaper.
The Millennium Millionaire fortunate draw began in 1999 and Shinde is the 181st Indian nationwide to win above USD 1 million on the contest.
Indian nationals account for essentially the most variety of ticket gross sales on the Dubai Obligation Free Millennium Millionaire fortunate draw, the day by day reported.

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