July 25 2019  |  Retailers

British national scoops US$1 million in Dubai Duty Free promotion

By Hibah Noor


The latest Dubai Duty Free’s Millennium Millionaire draw was conducted by Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, together with Ramesh Cidambi, Chief Operating Officer, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Michael Schmidt – Senior Vice President Retail Support, and Mona Al Ali, Vice President – Human Resources Delivery Service

A 59-year-old businessman has become the 13th British national in the history of Dubai Duty Free’s Millennium Millionaire promotion to win US$1 million since its inception in 1999.

British national D. Mahboob, a resident of Dubai for eight years, won Series 305 with ticket number 4922.

The Millennium Millionaire draw took place this week at Dubai International Airport Concourse D.

Mahboob always buys a ticket to the million-dollar promotion whenever he travels to London, UK to visit his family, three or four times a year.

Meanwhile, two Finest Surprise motorbike winners were also announced after the Millennium Millionaire Draw.

Galileo Monera, a Filipino national living in Dubai, won a BMW R Nine T in Series 371 with ticket number 0430. He has been a regular participant in the Dubai Duty Free promotions for 15 years.

Samantha Pinto, an Indian national living in Dubai, won an Aprilia RSV4 RR black motorbike in Series 372 with ticket number 0672.

The latest draw was conducted by Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, together with Ramesh Cidambi, Chief Operating Officer, Sinead El Sibai, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Michael Schmidt – Senior Vice President Retail Support, and Mona Al Ali, Vice President – Human Resources Delivery Service.

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