Vastavam web: Dubai resident Gurpreet Singh, who hails from India, won Dh10 million in the Big Ticket Abu Dhabi raffle announced on Thursday. Speaking to Gulf News over the phone, Singh could not contain his excitement. A resident of UAE since 30 years, he said he came to the country as a five-year-old child with his parents. Singh lives in Sharjah with his wife and two children. He said news of his win is yet to sink in and he does not have plans as of now on what he will do with the money.
Singh said he has been buying a ticket for the Big Ticket raffle every month for the past two years. He works as an IT manager and was at work when Richard, the Big Ticket host, called him. He was pleasantly surprised close to being shocked at hearing the win. In a message to raffle enthusiasts, Singh asked everyone to keep trying. “keep trying and you’ll get lucky! When you dream, dream big!”.