Lucky player bought ticket in Oct. 16 drawing
Congratulations to the lucky Maryland Lottery Bonus Match 5 player who won the $50,000 top prize in the game’s Monday, Oct. 16 drawing.
The player bought the ticket from Freddie’s Liquors located at 7700 Marlboro Pike in Forestville. The winning ticket matches the five numbers of 5, 16, 23, 32 and 38; the Bonus Ball was 27. 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 Prince George’s County retailer is also a winner. The Lottery will give the 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!