Dubai-based Indian expat Harun Sheikh wins Dhs1 million in Big Ticket weekly draw


Richard presents Dhs1m cheque to Harun Sheikh in Dubai.

Gulf Today, Staff reporter

Dubai-based India expat Harun Sheikh became the first person to win Big Ticket Abu Dhabi’s Weekly millionaire draw. Harun won Dhs1 million in the raffle draw’s first ever-weekly contest. Harun bought the ticket online.

Big Ticket said on Facebook, “Congratulations to our Weekly Millionaire Draw AED 1 Million 1st e-draw winner Harun Sheikh!

Harun said that he has not won anything in his life, and this raffle draw definitely brings joy in his life.

Richard, the Big Ticket’s host after breaking the news to Harun over the phone, surprised him personally. Richard drove to Dubai to meet him and give him his Big cheque.

Harun’s reaction was priceless. Big Ticket also wrote on Facebook, “See what happened and stay tuned to our social media to find out the next winner on 17th December!

It wrote on Facebook, “Did not win today? Don’t worry you still have time to enter until the 31st December, Just buy your Big Ticket Tremendous 25 Million promotion.

*Our next e-draw will take place on 17th December for tickets purchased from 9th-16th December. “

Last week, an Indian expat based in Oman, Renjith Venugopalan Unnithan hit the Dhs10 million Big Ticket jackpot. Renjith, who lives in Muscat, bought the winning ticket online.

Renjith, who hails from the Kollam district of Kerala, took home the mega prize amid pandemic. The Big Ticket, the longest-running and biggest raffle draw in the UAE is hosted at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Ain Airport and online at




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