Winning the jackpot is everyone’s dream. And those dreams have often come true here in the United Arab Emirates, thanks to several raffles that one can enter.
In fact, the inaugural edition of Emirates Draw, offering the UAE’s biggest cash prize to date, at a whopping MAD 77 million, kicked off earlier this week.
So how do you become a millionaire overnight? Here is a guide to all the major raffles in the country that you can try your luck at:
> Emirates draw
The biggest cash prize in UAE history is to offer a grand prize of Dh 77,777,777.
Entrants can enter the draw by purchasing a Coral Reef Polyp online at www.emiratesdraw.com for Dh50. This will be used by the Fujairah Environmental Agency to plant a reef as part of its coral reef program initiative.
Alternatively, aspiring millionaires can purchase coupons from Emirates Draw authorized retailers.
After registering online, participants must select their seven-digit number; they can also have the number chosen at random by the system. Once selected, their numbers are locked and no other participant can choose the same.
The raffle is streamed live on the company’s website and on official YouTube and Facebook channels every Saturday at 7:00 p.m. UAE time.
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> Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire
Launched in 1999, this raffle has seen many people become millionaires over the years, thanks to its offering of a cash prize of Dh 3.67 million ($ 1 million).
Millennium Millionaire tickets cost 1,000 Dh each and can be purchased online or at Dubai Duty Free at Dubai International Airport or Al Maktoum Airport.
The draw takes place every two to three weeks at the Dubai Duty Free shopping complex.
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> Grand Ticket Abu Dhabi
This monthly raffle has been changing lives since 1992. Although it offers luxury dream cars every two months, the most important one to watch out for is the Dh 10million cash prize.
Tickets can be purchased online or at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Ain Duty Free and Abu Dhabi City Terminal. The price is Dh500 per ticket. You can also buy two tickets and get a third one for free as part of their 2 + 1 promotion.
The promotion starts from the first of the month until 11:59 p.m. on the last day of the month. The next mega monthly DH 10 million draw will take place on October 3.
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Mahzooz is a weekly live draw that offers players a life-changing opportunity to win millions of dirhams every week.
You can participate by registering at www.mahzooz.ae and purchasing Al Emarat water bottles for 35 Dh. Each bottle of water purchased provides a line in the draw.
There is an incredible grand prize of Dh50 million up for grabs if you manage to match six of the six winning numbers; this jackpot will be shared with the other six out of six winners in this draw.
Participants who match five of the six winning numbers will win 1 million dirhams, to be shared with five other winners out of six. The price may increase depending on the participation of the players.
The weekly draw takes place live every Saturday at 9 p.m. UAE time on their website, Facebook and YouTube channels.
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