A UAE-based Filipina got the surprise of her life when she realized she was holding on to a lucky raffle ticket on Tuesday evening.
Marelie David, an expat working and living in Dubai, won Dh10 million which is equivalent to P142 million ($2.7 million) at the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi Series 207.
Her lucky ticket number was 172193 she bought on August 26.
David was overwhelmed as she spoke with the host who broke the news to her over a phone call.
“This is a big blessing. Timing is perfect because it is going to be December soon,” she told the host of the raffle draw.
Another lucky Filipino, Lamberto E. Corpus Jr. was announced as a winner of Dh50,000.
The Big 10 Million Series 207 winners were announced at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
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