Maryland Lottery Seeking $50,000 Bonus Match 5 Winner

Top-prize ticket sold in Brooklyn Park for Dec. 1 drawing

A lucky Maryland Lottery Bonus Match 5 player has 50,000 reasons to smile this morning after winning the $50,000 top prize in the game’s Monday, Dec. 1 drawing.

The player bought the winning ticket at Discount Cigarettes at 5716 Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park. Check your ticket for the lucky numbers of 1, 5, 19, 29 and 30 with a Bonus Ball of 7. This marks the first top-prize win since Oct. 1.

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 also benefits from the win and will receive a $500 bonus for selling the ticket.

Bonus Match 5 drawings take place seven days a week. Players select five numbers ranging from one 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!