Lucky tickets sold in Nottingham, Columbia
The sun is shining today on another Maryland millionaire in the Mega Millions game and a $50,000 top-prize winner in the Bonus Match 5 game.
If you bought a ticket at Giant #2304 in Nottingham for the Tuesday, April 6 Mega Millions drawing, you may be our newest millionaire. Maryland had the only player in the country to match five of the winning numbers in the drawing to capture a $1 million second-tier prize. It is the second consecutive Mega Millions drawing to produce a $1 million winner in Maryland!
No one won the Mega Millions jackpot, which rolls to $201 million for the Friday, April 9 drawing, with a cash option of $135.9 million. The winning Mega Millions numbers from April 6 were 1, 19, 20, 32 and 42. The gold Mega Ball number was 17 and the optional Megaplier number was 3X. Giant #2304, located at 8905 Belair Road in Baltimore County, will receive a $2,500 bonus for selling the ticket.
Nationally, 587,744 Mega Millions tickets in the April 6 drawing were winners. Maryland saw 15,770 players win prizes ranging from the $1 million second-tier win and two $10,000 prizes down to $2. The 2,457 Marylanders who paid the extra $1 to add Megaplier to the $2 ticket for the drawing saw their prizes triple.
Our Bonus Match 5 winner is celebrating, too! The player bought the $50,000 top-prize winning ticket at Snowden River Liquors located at 9359 Snowden River Parkway in Columbia. The winning numbers were 23, 24, 28, 29 and 30; the Bonus Ball is 8. This is the 17th top-prize-winning Bonus Match 5 ticket sold in 2021. For its role in the lucky sale, Snowden River Liquors earns a $500 bonus from the Lottery.
Meanwhile, the April 6 Bonus Match 5 drawing also produced two third-tier $10,000 winners on tickets sold at Dash In #12091 at 111001 Livingston Road in Fort Washington (Prince George’s County); and at AC&T #130 at 11564 Hopewell Road in Hagerstown (Washington County).
Lottery officials encourage the big winners to sign the back of the tickets immediately and put them in a safe location. Winners typically get 182 days from the date of the drawing to claim prizes. However, the Lottery has temporarily extended claiming deadlines due to Maryland’s COVID-19 state of emergency.
The big winners can claim the prizes by mail or in person by appointment at Maryland Lottery headquarters, 1800 Washington Blvd., Baltimore. Winners of smaller prizes can claim them by mail, at Lottery retailers, at casinos or by appointment at Lottery headquarters. Get details on how to claim by mail here, how to schedule an appointment here, and at Lottery retailers and casinos here.