Indian hotel worker in Dubai wins Rs 55 Crore lottery

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When luck is on your side, life changing things can happen. An Indian working in a hotel in Dubai has hit the jackpot by winning 25 million dirhams (about Rs 55 crore) in the Abu Dhabi Big Ticket raffle.

Indian hotel worker in Dubai wins Rs 55 crore lottery

Sajesh NS, 47, works as a purchasing manager at Ikkayees restaurant in that of Dubai Karama district. He arrived in the United Arab Emirates two years ago from Oman and has been buying big tickets every month for the past four years.

An Indian working in a hotel in Dubai has hit the jackpot by winning 25 million dirhams (Rs 55 crore) in the Abu Dhabi Big Ticket raffle.
Gulf News

The prize money, however, will be shared between him and his 20 colleagues, who helped him buy his winning ticket on line.

He said he immediately called his wife in India after the big win, but she didn’t believe him. She thought it was a joke, and it took her a while to finally come to terms with reality.

Sajesh NS wants to help people with his prize money

Sajesh said he wanted to help others when asked how he plans to use his money.

The prize money, however, will be shared between him and his 20 colleagues, who helped him buy his winning ticket online.
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“There are over 150 employees in the hotel where I work, and I would like to help as many of them as possible by sharing some of my earnings with them,” he said.

He said he was going to sit down with his colleagues and discuss what they can do with their money. However, he made it clear that each individual will have the right to decide what they want to do with their money.

The next live draw will take place in December, where one lucky winner will walk away with 30 million dirhams for the very first time.
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Although he has become a millionaire, Sajesh plans to continue buying tickets every month.

The next live draw will take place in December, where one lucky winner will walk away with 30 million dirhams for the very first time. There will also be a second prize of Dh1 million, a third prize of Dh100,000 and a fourth prize of Dh50,000.

h/t: Gulf News

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