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How to Play Bonus Match 5

Bonus Match 5 belongs to the category of five-number lottery games, thereby ensuring you higher payouts and favorable odds of winning the game. The game joined the Maryland Lottery club first in September 1995 but ended in 1988. But soon returned in February 2002 The draws for the games are held every evening for a jackpot set at $50,000 per game. To make your game more exciting, the game gives you the chance of winning additional prizes by just matching the Bonus Ball.

Playing Bonus Match 5 is super fun and highly rewarding. You just need to grab a Bonus Match 5 playslip, which has nine game boards lettered from A to I. You get to play one board for $1, three boards for $2, four boards for $3, six boards for $4, seven boards for $5, and nine boards for $6. To play the game you need to select 5 numbers from a pool of 1 to 39 and mark them on each board you wish to play. Or you can also opt for Quick Pick if you prefer to play numbers randomly generated by the terminal. If your selected numbers match the drawn numbers, you crack the winning Bonus Match 5 prizes.

Bonus Match 5 also gives you a special chance to win the lottery, wherein you can play the same numbers for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 consecutive drawings by just marking the appropriate “NUMBER OF DRAWS” box on a playslip.

To make Bonus Match 5 highly exciting and rewarding, the Maryland Lottery also offers an Advance Play option that allows you to play your numbers for one drawing in the future. If you want to play your numbers for a future drawing, just mark the appropriate day in the "ADVANCE PLAY" column and get your playslip marked for this.

You need to hand over your completed playslip and payment to the retailer. In return, you will get a ticket for selected numbers and draw time(s). Your lottery ticket is your only receipt. Ensure to check the accuracy of the numbers and sign at the back of your ticket for authentication.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in Bonus Match 5: 5/39
  • Number of drawing machines: 1
  • Type of lottery game: 5 Ball Lotto

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Bonus Ball

Wish to grab additional lottery prizes? Keep your eyes on the Bonus Ball! Bonus Match 5 gives you the chance of winning extra lottery prizes by just matching the Bonus Ball. The Bonus Ball is selected randomly during each draw. If you match the Bonus Ball number, you have to just match four, three, or two of your original lottery numbers to win!

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning Maryland Bonus Match 5 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of Maryland Bonus Match 5 Lottery

  • Monday 7:51 PM ET -12
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  • Tuesday 7:51 PM ET -12
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  • Wednesday 7:51 PM ET -12
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  • Thursday 7:51 PM ET -12
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  • Friday 7:51 PM ET -12
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  • Saturday 7:51 PM ET -12
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  • Sunday 7:51 PM ET -12
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Multi-Draws

Maryland Bonus Match 5 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 7 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

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Playing Bonus Match 5 is super easy and fun! Grab a Bonus Match 5 playslip. Select 5 numbers from a pool of 1 to 39 and mark on the number of boards you wish to play. Or you can also opt for Quick Pick if you prefer to play numbers randomly generated by the terminal. If your selected numbers match the drawn numbers you bag the winning numbers. To make your game more exciting the Maryland Lottery also gives you the chance to bag additional prizes by matching the Bonus Ball number. You also get to play your numbers for multiple drawings by just marking the appropriate “NUMBER OF DRAWS” on your playslip. Hurry up grab your tickets, who knows you are the next lottery winner.

The Bonus Match 5 draws are held every day. From Monday to Saturday, the drawings are held at 7:56 p.m., and on Sundays at 8:30 p.m. You are eligible to purchase the lottery tickets by 7:52 pm ET, every night.

Yes, any lottery winner of the Maryland Lottery can remain anonymous. The Lottery does not release the winner’s name or photo unless the winner has specifically given written consent to do so.

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Rules Governing Bonus Match 5

  • The legal age of playing Maryland Bonus Match 5 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying Bonus Match 5 tickets in Maryland is Every day at 7:52 pm on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a Bonus Match 5 ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 182 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Bonus Match 5 Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type:5 Ball Bonus Lotto
  • Game Format: 5/39
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in Maryland only
  • Game draw days and time: Every Monday to Saturday at 7:56 p.m. Every Sunday at 8:30 p.m.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $50,000
  • Minimum cash prize: $2
  • Minimum age to play: 18
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 575,757 for $1 ticket
  • Game add-on option: Number Of Draws, Advance Play
  • Ticket cost: $1
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum and Annuity
  • Lottery operator: Maryland Lottery

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