Six Indians within the UAE have collectively gained a fortunate draw value a million Dirhams.
All the six members, 5 of them from Kerala, matched 5 out of six numbers to separate the 1,000,000 Dhirham (roughly $2,72,000) second prize.
“A few of my colleagues play so I decided to give it a try as well,” mentioned 69-year-old UAE resident Robert, who was collaborating within the draw for the primary time.
“I was under quarantine so I found out I won when my colleague called. It was a great moment for me,” he mentioned.
Originally from Kerala, Robert has spent over 40 years within the UAE.
He is married and has two daughters, one in Abu Dhabi and one within the US.
Asked about his winnings, Robert mentioned: “My daughter is getting married soon so I will gift her the money. For me the money is good, but for her it will be great”.
Another winner Muhamed, 35, who can be from Kerala, has spent 12 years within the Middle East working within the insurance coverage trade.
A father of three, Muhamed mentioned: “I received an email from Mahzooz and saw that I had won. I was very happy and quite surprised. These winnings will go a long way for me as I can now pay off some debts and invest into my children’s future”.
Ibrahim Abdul, 34, an IT skilled who lives in Umm al Quwain along with his household, mentioned: “This win can be life-changing for me over the following few months.
“When I noticed that I gained, I knew that this excellent prize will go a great distance in the direction of protecting day-to-day bills for my household”.