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9-year Indian girl wins $1 million in Dubai raffle

IANS  |  Dubai 

A nine-year-old Indian girl on Tuesday won a $1 million in Duty Free's Millennium Millionaire, six years after she had won a Coupe in the same raffle.

Eliza M's lucky ticket was purchased by her father, identified as M. The draw took place at the International Airport.

Reacting to the win, the girl's father, a Mumbaikar residing in for 19 years, said he was a regular participant in the Millennium Millionaire promotion since 2004.

According to the Khaleej Times, the girl is no newcomer to winning promotions as she won a in 2013. Eliza M. is the 140th Indian national to win a million dollars in the Millennium Millionaire promotion since its inception in 1999, the report said.

Following the draw, two more winners, including another Indian, were announced in Dubai Duty Free's Finest Surprise Promotion. They won luxury motorbike each.

Indian national Mohammad Haneef Adam, a resident of Dubai for 20 years, won an Indian Scout Bobber motorbike. "I am thrilled to have won such a beautiful motorbike. I can't wait to get my hands on this," he said.



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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 19:44 IST