Bonus Match 5 Delivers Trio of $50,000 Winning Tickets

Lucky tickets sold in Chestertown, Waldorf for March 2 drawing

Put down that cup of coffee and check your Bonus Match 5 tickets from the Thursday, March 2 drawing. Lucky players won three $50,000 top prizes on tickets bought in two locations in Charles and Kent counties.

One winning ticket hails from Lewes Dairy, 840 High Street in Chestertown while two tickets were sold by Bud Liquors, 2539 Old Washington Road in Waldorf.

The winning numbers to match are 3, 17, 22, 28 and 35; the Bonus Ball was 34. Lottery officials urge winners to sign the back of the tickets and put them in a safe place. Players have 182 days to claim the prize.

Instructions on claiming prizes in person or by mail are available HERE. Players must redeem prizes larger than $25,000 by mail or 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.

These prizes boost the tally of $50,000-winning Bonus Match 5 tickets this year to six.

The Kent County and Charles County retailers also have reason to celebrate! The Lottery will give the stores a bonus of $500 for each top-prize winning ticket sold.

Bonus Match 5 drawings take place seven days a week. Players select five numbers ranging from one 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!