Two passengers each net US$1 million in latest Dubai Duty Free sweepstakes

By Luke Barras-hill |

L-R: Dubai Duty Free’s Sinead El Sibai, SVP – Marketing; Chief Operating Officer, Ramesh Cidambi; Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO; and Salah Tahlak, Executive Vice President – Corporate Services.

Dubai Duty Free (DDF) has announced the winners of its latest Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise draws, which took place yesterday (8 September) at Dubai International Airport Terminal 2.

Bahrain-based Saudi Arabian national Tariq A, 45, scooped the grand prize with ticket number 3279 in Millennium Millionaire Series 367. He purchased his ticket online on 17 August.

The oil and gas company executive and regular DDF prize draw participant is the tenth Saudi Arabian national to win US$1 million since the Millennium Millionaire raffle began in 1999.

Joining him was Australian national Reza Dole, 45, who is a resident of Dubai.

He claimed US$1 million with ticket number 4548 in Millennium Millionaire Series 368. He purchased his ticket online on 28 August.

Dole, an investment banker, is a two-time winner with DDF having previously landed a Bentley Continental GT (Camel Linen) vehicle in the Finest Surprise Draw.

He is also the eighth Australian national to have won in the Millennium Millionaire promotion since it started.


Meanwhile in the Finest Surprise promotion, 57-year-old Pakistani national Jamil Murad bagged a Range Rover Sport HSE Dynamic 5.0 (Lantau Bronze) car with ticket number 1194 in Finest Surprise Series 1782.

The Dubai Duty Free executive team conducted the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise draw for a car and two motorbikes.

The Dubai-based construction employee was accompanied in the winning circle by 49-year-old Indian national Dhanasekar Balasundaram.

He won a BMW F850 GS Adventure (Kalamta Metallic Matt) motorbike with ticket number 0238 in Finest Surprise Series 467.


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