2nd top-tier ticket sold in 2016
Guess what, Bonus Match 5 players – we’ve got a $50,000 top-prize winner! The Maryland Lottery is looking for the lucky player holding the winning ticket from the Tuesday, Jan. 12 drawing. Ballenger Creek Pike Exxon, located at 5870 Ballenger Creek Pike in Frederick, sold the winning ticket, which is the second top-prize ticket sold in 2016.
The lucky ticket matches the five numbers of 19, 31, 32, 33, 38; the Bonus Ball was 27. 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 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.