Ellicott City Man Wins Bingo Scratch-off’s Top Prize with a Twist

Claims $100,000 win on Bingo X10 game

An Ellicott City man is $100,000 richer, thanks to a “twist” of numbers that was hiding on the last of the eight bingo cards on his Bingo X10 scratch-off.

Those five lucky numbers matched the scratch-off’s winning numbers to give him the second top-prize win awarded in the $10 game. The Howard County claimed his prize at Lottery headquarters in Baltimore on Aug. 19.

His lucky game is still packed with unclaimed prizes. Players can search for five more $100,000 top prizes, 13 $10,000 prizes and hundreds of thousands of others ranging from $10 to $1,000. The game went on sale at Lottery retailers on June 24.

The lucky Howard County Lottery retailer that sold the winning scratch-off shares in the celebration. Royal Farms #054 at 8268 Lark Brown Drive in Elkridge earns a $1,000 bonus from the Lottery for selling a top-prize winning scratch-off.