32nd top-tier ticket sold in 2015
A lucky Maryland Lottery Bonus Match 5 player has 50,000 reasons to call in sick to work today. This winner needs to visit Lottery headquarters in Baltimore to claim the $50,000 top prize from the Friday, Aug. 7 drawing.
The winning ticket carries the numbers of 1, 11, 19, 25 and 38; the Bonus Ball was 13. Check your ticket if you bought it at Hanover Liquors at 13819 Hanover Pike in Reisterstown. This is the 32nd top-prize ticket sold in 2015.
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 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 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!