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Rlixa, Staff Reporter
Celine Jassin, a Dubai-based French expat won Dhs20 million in the Abu Dhabi Big Ticket raffle draw on Saturday. Jassin bought the winning ticket online with the number 176528 on Aug.13.
It is believed that Jassin is the first national to win a prize with Big Ticket.The French national questioned the authenticity of the Big Ticket host after answering the call.
It was revealed that Jassin only purchased the ticket second time.Â
Junelito Borja of Philippines won Dhs 1,000,000. Jayakumar Vasupillai from India won Dhs 100,000 and Ayaz Mohammed from Pakistan won Dhs50,000.
Indian national Ajay Bhatia won Maserati Ghibli Hybrid GT.
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 www.bigticket.ae
The raffle draw said, â€œWhat started out with a Million Dirham cash prize, gradually grew over the years and now on Big Ticketâ€™s 29th year, weâ€™re giving away grand prizeâ€™s of up to 20 Million Dirham.â€