Thurmont Retailer Sells $50,000 Winning Bonus Match 5 Ticket

Winner found Lottery luck in Feb. 7 drawing

A lucky Bonus Match 5 player has a $50,000 prize waiting at Maryland Lottery headquarters this morning. Sheetz #200 in Thurmont sold a top-prize winning ticket in the Thursday, Feb. 7 drawing.

The lucky ticket matches the five numbers of 3, 16, 24, 25, 36; the Bonus Ball was 14. Lottery officials urge the winner to sign the back of the ticket and put it in a safe place. The player has 182 days to claim the prize and must come in person to Lottery headquarters at 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore.

The Frederick County retailer is also celebrating. The Lottery will give the store located at 428 North Church Street a bonus of $500 for selling the top-prize 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.