Silver Spring Man Claims $50,000 Hot Riches Scratch-off Prize

Although the weather will soon turn cool, a Silver Spring Lottery retail location is on a hot streak. This week, a 47-year-old man claimed a $50,000 top prize on a Hot Riches scratch-off purchased at Long Branch Beer & Wine. This is the fifth large prize sold at that location this year.

Today’s lucky winner bought his ticket this past Monday. With his prize, the anonymous man told Lottery officials he plans to visit family in El Salvador, pay bills and save the rest for his kids.

The four other big prizes sold at Long Branch Beer & Wine at 649 University Boulevard East were:

For selling the $50,000 Hot Riches ticket, the lucky retailer will receive a $500 bonus. The $5 Hot Riches game has four $50,000 top prizes remaining along with thousands of others ranging from $5 to $5,000.