To Be a Winner April 27, 2006Posted by Teller in Counter Open.
Earlier this week a minor won the Burgan Bank Surprizes prize of 300,000 KD. He was featured in all the major newspapers and with good cause. That’s roughly 1 million US dollars. The boy looks under 12 years old and he’s now a millionaire, or close enough. His father said that part of the winnings will be donated to charities and toward the boy’s education but words and actions do not always go hand in hand. I pray that his money is managed properly to ensure that it’s still there when he comes of age.
When news like this makes the papers my customers never forget to bring it up when they grace my counter. A lot of them think we tellers have the power to get their names on the winner’s list. If only!
“Can’t you make me a winner in next month’s draw? It’s the big one you know. I could use the extra money for work around the house.”
“Sir, you already are a winner.”
“You know what I mean, Teller. You can make me become the next millionaire!”
“If I could I would’ve had all my relatives win by this time.”
“Oh, I’m sure you can do something about it.” -wink wink-
“I’ll bring it up with the GM at our next meeting I’m sure.”
When nothing happens the next month they sulk but eventually their hopes always return.
To increase your chances of winning place a minimum of 50 KD in each of the following accounts:
Bank of Kuwait and Middle East has Al-Wafeer.
Burgan Bank has B-Surprizes.
Commercial Bank of Kuwait has the Al Najma (Star) draw.
Gulf Bank has its Dana (Mother Pearl).
National Bank of Kuwait has Al Jawhara (Jewel).