District Heights Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Player found Lottery luck in May 16 drawing

Who is our happy Bonus Match 5 winner? Check your tickets to see if you have the top-prize winning ticket from the Wednesday, May 16 drawing.

Tobacco Haven in District Heights sold the lucky ticket, which matches the five numbers of 3, 18, 19, 25 and 34; the Bonus Ball was 35. Lottery officials urge the winner to sign the back of the ticket and put it in a safe place. Winners have 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 6031 Marlboro Pike in District Heights a bonus of $500 for selling the top-prize 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!