Bowie Retailer Sells 1st $50,000-Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket of 2022

Top-prize winning ticket sold in Jan. 8 drawing

Are you $50,000 richer this morning? Check your Bonus Match 5 tickets if you bought them at Shoppers #2383 in Bowie for the Saturday, Jan. 8 drawing to see if you are the game’s first top-prize winner of 2022.

The winning numbers to match are 5, 6, 10, 29 and 36; the Bonus Ball was 24. Lottery officials urge the top-prize winner to sign the back of the ticket and put it in a safe place. The player has 182 days to claim the prize.

Instructions on claiming prizes are available HERE. The Lottery’s Claims Center in Baltimore is open by appointment only (no walk-ins). Click here to schedule an appointment.

The lucky retailer located at 10501 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway in Prince George’s County is a winner, too. The Lottery will give the grocery 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!