The workers, who earn a monthly salary of around Dh1,500, hit the jackpot after buying the raffle ticket for 18 months.
“We are all workers. We earn in the range of Dh1,500 or so after our overtime. I have been working in Dubai for six years now. I hope to finish the pending construction work of my home. I have a few loans to settle. My sister is married. My parents are keeping well. On a personal note, this jackpot has come at the right time for all of us. Now we are all looking forward to the big day when we will be in Abu Dhabi to receive the cheque next month.”
Twenty-two workers who put Dh25 each to purchase an Abu Dhabi Big Ticket have become Dh681,818 richer after their ticket was picked in the raffle draw on Sunday.
The workers, who earn a monthly salary of around Dh1,500, hit the Dh15 million jackpot after buying the raffle ticket for 18 months.