Indian man wins lottery in Abu Dhabi

February 06, 2018 12:00 am | Updated 04:51 am IST - Dubai

An Indian expatriate in Abu Dhabi has become a millionaire after he won a lottery worth over Rs. 17.5 crores, a media report said on Monday.

Sunil Mappatta Krishnan Kutty Nair, an expatriate based in Abu Dhabi, takes home the second-largest reward worth 10 million dirhams [approximately Rs. 17.68 crore], the Gulf News reported. With raffle tickets costing 500 dirhams, participants usually pitch in to cover the entry cost and split the prize later, the report said.

Mr. Nair, hailing from Kerala, will be splitting the prize money with three others, according to his colleague who contributed to the ticket cost.

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