Lucky ticket sold in Jan. 16 drawing
A lucky Bonus Match 5 player is about to have a tremendous Thursday! Check your tickets to see if you are the lucky $50,000 winner in the Wednesday, Jan. 16 Bonus Match 5 drawing.
The lucky ticket sold by Barnabas Liquors in Temple Hills matches the five numbers of 8, 15, 31, 37 and 39; the Bonus Ball was 24. Lottery officials urge the winner to sign the back of the ticket and put it in a safe place. The lucky player 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 also has reason to celebrate! The Lottery will give the store located at 4620 St. Barnabas 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 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!