Abu Dhabi Duty Free reveals million dollar winner

Draw for the 'Sensational Big Ticket' raffle held this week.
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Abu Dhabi Duty Free (ADDF) this week held the draw for the ‘Sensational Big Ticket’ organised by DFS, the major concessionaire of Abu Dhabi Duty Free at Abu Dhabi International Airport. The ‘Sensational Big Ticket Draw,’ which began in July 2012, entailed a grand prize of $1,000,000 and 14 other prizes, amounting to $200,000.

The ‘Sensational Big Ticket Draw’ is the highest ever draw, in value, to be held over a one-month period in the region; and is a special limited edition to the traditional monthly “Big Ticket Draw,” which offers a Dh 1,000,000 grand prize and 14 other prizes totaling Dh 500,000.

The lucky winner of the grand prize was Dany Zahra, a Lebanese National. Fourteen other winners received cash prizes, totaling $200,000. The draw was held at the Abu Dhabi International Airport and was overseen by James E. Bennett, CEO ADAC, Dan Cappell, Senior Vice President Commercial at ADAC and Glenn Morgan, VP DFS, along with other ADAC and DFS employees.

Dan Cappell, senior vice president commercial at ADAC said: “Abu Dhabi Duty Free is once again delighted to partner with DFS, particularly for the Sensational Big Ticket Draw. This draw offered the largest grand prize in monetary value to be distributed in one month in ADAC history. Following the great success of the Sensational Big Ticket Draw, and as part of ADAC’s commitment to delivering high-quality initiatives to passengers and the public, ADAC along with DFS, will continue to offer and deliver additional innovative promotions and raffle drawings.”

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