JT’s Market in Pittsville sells lucky ticket in Aug. 18 drawing
Someone has more than the solar eclipse on his or her mind this morning after buying the $50,000 winning ticket in the Friday, Aug. 18 Bonus Match 5 drawing! The Maryland Lottery is looking for the player holding a top-prize winning ticket purchased at JT’s Market in Pittsville.
The lucky ticket matches the five numbers of 11, 18, 23, 27 and 35; the Bonus Ball was 9. 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 Wicomico County store is also a winner. JT’s Market, located at 7125 Sixty Foot Road, will receive a $500 bonus from the Lottery 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!