Guide: 7 UAE raffle draws, prize games to win Dh1 million or more

Raffle draws and prize games have become more popular than ever in the UAE, thanks to luxury prizes and multi-million dirham jackpots. For as little as Dh2, everyone has a chance to win.

From the oldest raffle draw to the newest, we round up seven of the raffle draws and prize games in the UAE:

Big Ticket: UAE’s oldest raffle draw

Since 1992, Big Ticket has dramatically improved thousands of people’s lives. The longest-running raffle draw has jackpot prizes ranging from Dh10 million to Dh25 million. The Abu Dhabi-based draw is done every third of the month.

At the Big Ticket draw at Abu Dhabi International Airport on February 3, 2020.

How to play

You can buy a Big Ticket entry via or at the Big Ticket outlet in the Abu Dhabi International Airport. A ticket costs Dh500, with a Buy 2 Get 1 Free offer. A ticket gets you in the monthly raffle draw for the jackpot prize of up to Dh25 million. A ticket also gets you in the weekly e-raffle draw for a chance to be one of three winners of Dh100,000 each.

Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire: Win Dh3.6 million

Dubai Duty Free (DDF) Millennium Millionaire is also known as the Duty Free Raffle. This unique raffle draw limits tickets to only 5,000 per draw. That means you have a bigger chance of winning the prize of $1 million (Dh3.67 million).

At the Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire draw

Every two to three weeks, the draw takes place at the Dubai Duty Free Shopping Complex. The raffle box is filled with all the tickets, and one winner is chosen as the event is captured on camera. People can visit their website

How to play

You can buy a ticket on or buy a physical ticket at the Dubai Duty Free outlet in any of Dubai’s airports.

Millennium Millionaire

The winner of the Millennium Millionaire receives $1 million (Dh3.67 million). The Dubai Duty Free Millionaire Raffle ticket costs Dh1,000.

Finest Surprise Car
You can enter to win a Range Rover, Jaguar, Porsche, Audi, BMW, or Mercedes Benz with tickets costing Dh500. There 1,300 spots are available for each series. You can buy a maximum of 2,300 tickets for some special draws to win ultra-luxury cars like McLaren, Bentley and Aston Martin.

Finest Surprise Motorbikes
The ticket costs Dh100 with a total of 100 entries. Participants can win the latest models of BMW or Indian motorbikes.

Mahzooz: Win over Dh10 million

Launched as Emirates Loto in 2020, the rebranded Mahzooz continues to give away millions in its weekly live draws held every Saturday at 9pm. The current jackpot prize is Dh20 million. An entry also puts you in the weekly draw to win Dh1 million.

How to play

Go to to buy an entry, which is simply just a piece of bottled for Dh35. This allows you to pick five numbers that will be your entry for the jackpot. You need to match all five numbers (in any order) to win. If there are multiple winners, the jackpot will be split equally between all winners. Each entry also gives you a chance to win the weekly draw for Dh1 million, which will be drawn based on your entry ticket number.

Emirates Draw: Win Dh100 million

Emirates Draw, which began in 2021, has a jackpot prize of Dh100 million, considered the biggest of its kind in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

How to play

You can buy a pencil on to enter the draw. Here are the games:

Mega7: Choose 7 numbers between 7 and 37 to win the jackpot prize of Dh100 million. An entry costs Dh50.

Fast5: Participants only need to select 5 numbers out of a pool of 42 balls for the chance to win Dh25,000 every month for the next 25 years. The weekly draw takes place very Saturday. A ticket costs Dh24. Three participants could also win Dh75,000, Dh50,000 or Dh25,000.

Easy6: Priced at Dh15, this provides the easiest gameplay with a grand prize of Dh15 million. Just select six numbers.

Little Draw: Win Dh1 million

The Little Draw is the cheapest draw in the UAE, with the jackpot prize of Dh1 million. It is held every 14th and 28th of the month. There are two different ways to win in The Little Draw. The Rolling Ball is one, and the Mega Raffle draw is the other. This offers the best probability of winning with just three numbers to match.

The Little Draw tickets cost Dh10 each. More tickets can be purchased to multiply winnings by up to ten times. Additionally, there are Dh20, Dh50, and Dh100 tickets available.

How to play

Go to Choose three correct numbers from the Rolling Ball Draw. The participant must choose one digit from three sets of digits ranging from 0 to 9. Each drum is filled with ten balls. There are a total of three drums. After choosing one ball from each of the three drums, the participant becomes qualified to choose a three-digit number.

The player receives a first prize if the number inscribed on those balls matches the numbers selected by the machine as the winning number. The first prize for the person who correctly predicted all three numbers will be worth 250 times what they paid for their ticket. The second prize can win 25 times the value of the ticket, while the third prize can win 2.5 times the value of the ticket.

The Little Draw Raffle’s Mega Prize is Dh1 million. The Rolling Ball prizes include Dh2,500 for a ticket worth Dh10, Dh5,000 for a ticket worth Dh20, Dh12,500 for a ticket worth Dh50, and Dh25,000 for a ticket worth Dh100. The participant’s three digits must exactly match the drawn numbers in all three places.

Dream Island: Win Dh1 million

Dream Island, the UAE’s first scratch card game, was launched in June 2022. Scratch cards can be bought at Dream Island’s stores in Abu Dhabi: Electra Street, Abu Dhabi Airport’s Terminal 3 Arrival Hall, and Abu Dhabi Airport Skypark Plaza.

The Dream Island scratch cards range from Dh2 to Dh50. The Dh50 scratch card gives the holder the chance to win Dh1 million. Since last year, Dream Island has given away over Dh1 million in prizes, with the biggest winner taking home Dh120,000 with just one scratch card. The jackpot prize is still up for grabs.


The online shopping platform lets you “buy any of our products and get a chance to win amazing prizes.” All you need to do is go to or download the app to pick a “campaign” and buy a product in that campaign to participate in the draw. Prizes range from luxury cars to an apartment, as well as cash prizes up to Dh1 million.

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