Vacationing expat wins $1 million at Dubai Duty Free raffle.

Ganesh Shinde of Thane, India, won the jackpot with ticket number 0207 in Millennium Millionaire Series 363.

A seafarer from India, who was on vacation while standing by for his return to Brazil where he is employed, has won a life-changing $1 million at the Dubai Duty Free (DDF) raffle.

Ganesh Shinde, 36 and a father to one child, won the jackpot ticket number 0207 in DDF’s Millennium Millionaire Series 363.

The 36-year-old father of one is currently on vacation while waiting for his deployment in Brazil where he works.

“This is such a great opportunity. I’m very happy and thankful to Dubai Duty Free,” local media quoted Shinde, who is from Thane in India, as saying.

According to a Khaleej Times report, Shinde is the 181st Indian national to have won $1 million since the start of the Millennium Millionaire promotion in 1999. Indian nationals make up the highest number of Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire ticket buyers. (Photo supplied) 


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