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.

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!

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.

Bonus Match 5 Playing Options

  • Ask your lottery retailer for Quick Pick and leave it up to your luck.
  • Or you can specify the bet amount and bet type and select your numbers. You can purchase Playslip from any licensed lottery retailers.

Drawing Date and Time for Bonus Match 5 Lottery

Bonus Match 5 is a drawing game exclusively available in Maryland. The Maryland Bonus Match 5 Lottery drawings are held Every day!

  • The Bonus Match 5 draws are held at 07:56 p.m. ET from Monday to Saturday and at 8:30 p.m. ET on Sundays.

Official Results Of Maryland Bonus Match 5 Lottery

  • After drawing, you can check the numbers and prizes over the official website or visit authorized Maryland Lottery retailers, or on selected TV news channels or newspapers.
  • Or you can also call on 410-230-8830 to check your winning numbers.

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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

  • You must be 18 years or more to purchase Maryland Lottery games.
  • Bonus Match 5 tickets are eligible for cancellations on the day of purchase prior to game closings by the same lottery retailer.
  • Players are responsible to ensure the accuracy of their ticket, not the retailers or authorities.
  • Players need to claim their winnings within a valid time period of 182 days else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the Bonus Match 5 Lottery

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  • As per the rules by Maryland Lottery, your original winning ticket is the only valid receipt for prize claims.
  • Your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.

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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