Baltimore Retailer Sells $50,000 Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Lucky ticket sold for Feb. 23 drawing

Could you be our lucky $50,000 Bonus Match 5 winner? Check your tickets from the Thursday, Feb. 23 drawing to see if you are in the money today.

M&J Discount Liquors in Baltimore sold the winning ticket, which matches the five numbers of 11, 15, 24, 26 and 27; the Bonus Ball was 20. Lottery officials urge the winner to sign the back of the ticket and put it in a safe place. The winner has 182 days to claim the prize and must come in person to Lottery headquarters at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.

The retailer is also a winner; the Lottery will give the store, located at 5500 Park Heights Avenue, a bonus of $500 for selling the lucky ticket.

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!