News Dubai-based engineer wins AED350,000 in first Emirates Loto draw

Dubai-based engineer wins AED350,000 in first Emirates Loto draw


Engineer and Dubai-based Indian Mohammad Khalid has recently won the AED 350,000 pot prize in Emirates Loto draw.

He is the only collectible buyer to match five out of six numbers in thr draw.

“We were shocked when we saw that our numbers matched ans were unsure if this was really happening. Only when Emirates Loto called us to confirm did we truly know that we won,” the winner told Gulf News.

Mohammad said he intends to donate a big part of his prize in the ’10 million Ramadan meals’ campaign by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum.

“I’m finally in a place where I can help others, and I hope that I can bring happiness to others as this has brought to me,” he added.

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