Player wins top prize in March 6 drawing
We’ve got a winner! Check your Bonus Match 5 tickets to see if you are the lucky player with a $50,000 top-prize-winning ticket in the March 6 drawing.
S&W Liquors in Temple Hills sold the lucky ticket, which matches the five numbers of 8, 19, 29, 32 and 33; the Bonus Ball was 31. Maryland 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 also has reason to celebrate! The Lottery will give the store located at 7072 Allentown Road a bonus of $500 for selling the lucky ticket. The bonus is equal to 1 percent of the prize.
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!