Baby Called Mo Salah Wins 1M USD On Dubai Lottery

Story By: Alex Cope, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Golder’s News And Sport

An 11-month-old baby named Mohamed Salah has won 1 million USD on a Dubai lottery.

The baby, who will turn one year old on 13 February, was bought a ticket for the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Promotion by his father Ramees Rahman, 31.

Rahman, an account from the Indian state of Kerala who works in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, put the winning ticket in his son’s name and said the baby is “very lucky”.

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The accountant who has lived in Abu Dhabi for more than six years said he has been playing the Dubai Duty Free promotions for around a year.

The Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire Promotion offers participants a one-in-5,000 chance to win 1 million USD (768,283 GBP)and draws take place at intervals of around two-three weeks.

He said: “I am positive there is a bright future for my son. His life is starting out on a very positive note. I feel blessed and thank the stars for this delightful moment in our lives.”

The dad added that he had not yet decided what to do with the cash.

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