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

Lucky ticket sold in Aug. 27 drawing

The Maryland Lottery is ready to welcome our latest $50,000 Bonus Match 5 winner from the Sunday, Aug. 27 drawing! Check your ticket if you bought it from Waterview Wine & Spirits Shop located at 139 Orville Road in Essex.

The winning numbers to match are 3, 11, 22, 27 and 37; the Bonus Ball was 13. 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 retailer is also a winner; the Lottery will give the Baltimore County store a bonus of $500 for selling the lucky 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!