Gaithersburg Gas Station Sells $50,000 Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Montgomery County retailer is lucky location

Happy holidays are here for a lucky Bonus Match 5 winner! The Maryland Lottery is looking for the player who bought a $50,000 winning ticket in the Wednesday, Dec. 14 drawing from Walnut Hill Exxon in Gaithersburg.

The lucky ticket matches the five numbers of 3, 9, 13, 25 and 32; the Bonus Ball was 36. 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 Montgomery County store, located at 16425 South Frederick Road, 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!