Originally from the Cochin area of Kerala, Antony has lived in Oman for the past 16 years. He has been a regular participant in Mahzooz from day one but has never had a big win, until now.
The 45th weekly live Mahzooz draw has transformed the lives of nine lucky winners who shared the Dhs1m prize. All nine participants matched five out of the six winning numbers (7, 15, 18, 20, 22, 40) and bagged Dhs111,111 each.
"I have spent almost half the money giving back to friends and family who lost their jobs because of the Covid-19 crisis, and I bought so many things for people in need,” Ben Samuel says.
Nina Elmina Sanchez, the grand prize winner, said: “I have been in the UAE for a year only and the last thing I expected was to be become a millionaire. What a great start for 2021, thank you Al Ansari Exchange for giving me this opportunity and changing my life.”
The winners say they will use money to clear debts, help loved ones and donate to charity. First-time Mahzooz participant Vidya also wonDhs100,000 in Mahzooz draw. 32 winners shared the Grand Draw’s second prize of Dhs1,000,000
The second prize of Dhs1,000,000 was shared by 16 winners who took home Dhs62,500 each after matching four out of the five winning numbers which were (4, 26, 36, 37, 38), according to Ewings, Managing Operator of Mahzooz..
Expressing his initial reactions, Sreeju recounted, “I was speechless, shocked, and surprised to know that I won, not just a prize, but the top prize of Dhs20,000,000.”
The lucky winners took home Dhs50,000 each after matching four out of the five winning numbers which were (2, 14, 40, 43, 45). Additionally, 868 participants matched three out of five numbers and bagged the third prize of Dhs350 each.
2022 started on a high note for six lucky individuals today when Dubai Duty Free announced the latest winners of its famous Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise promotions at the draw held in Concourse C of Dubai International Airport.