Player bought lucky ticket in Jan. 11 drawing
Some lucky Bonus Match 5 player woke up $50,000 richer this morning after buying a $50,000 top-prize winning ticket in the Tuesday, Jan. 11 drawing.
Check your tickets if you bought them at Food Stop Mini Mart located at 2415 Frederick Avenue in Baltimore. The store sold the winning ticket, which matches the five numbers of 4, 7, 8, 27 and 39; the Bonus Ball was 17. This is the third top-prize-winning Bonus Match 5 ticket sold in 2022.
Lottery officials urge the winner to sign the back of the ticket and put it in a safe place. The player has 182 days to claim the prize and must come in person to Lottery headquarters at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.
Instructions on claiming prizes in person or by mail are available HERE. Players must redeem prizes larger than $25,000 at Lottery headquarters in the Montgomery Park Business Center, 1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 330 in Baltimore. The Lottery’s Claims Center in Baltimore is open by appointment only (no walk-ins). Click here to schedule an appointment.
Food Stop Mini Mart also has reason to celebrate! The Lottery will give the Baltimore City store a bonus of $500 for selling a top-prize winning ticket in the game.
Bonus Match 5 drawings take place seven days a week. Players select five numbers ranging from 1 to 39. The Bonus Ball drawn from the remaining 34 numbers provides extra chances to win. Your ticket is a winner if you match five, four or three of the original five winning numbers selected in the drawing. If you match the Bonus Ball number, you only need to match four, three or two of your original numbers to win!