Bowie Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Lucky player bought ticket for Sept. 13 drawing

A lucky Bonus Match 5 player just hit it big in Bowie! The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky person who bought the $50,000 winning ticket in the Tuesday, Sept. 13 drawing from T & T Liquors in Bowie.

The winning ticket matches the five numbers of 24, 25, 30, 31 and 33; the Bonus Ball was 28. 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 Prince George’s County retailer is also a winner. The Lottery will give the store, located at 13801 Annapolis Road, a bonus of $500 for selling the top-prize 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!