Keralite wins Rs 17.5 crore in Abu Dhabi lottery draw
A Keralite, who works as sales executive in Abu Dhabi, has won millions of dirhams after hitting the jackpot in the latest Big Ticket Draw. Sunil Mappatta Krishnan Kutty Nair, based in Abu Dhabi, will walk away with Dh10 million, the second-largest reward given away this year.
Gulf news reported that he will be splitting the pot money with four of his friends, namely Dipindas, Abhilash, Sainudheen and Shamshudheen, who contributed to the ticket cost.
With tickets costing Dh500, lottery players usually pitch in to participate in the draw and split the prize later. The winning numbers from "The Big Ten Series 188" raffle at the arrivals hall in Abu Dhabi International Airport are 016299.