General information about MD Bonus Match 5
This is the US based lottery game that was launched in September, 1995, or 25 years, 10 months and 9 days ago. MD BonusMatch 5 is currently available only in Maryland. This is a widely popular lottery, but it has still always been known as MD BonusMatch 5. The game-play format wasn’t changing since the game was launched. The lottery is operated by Maryland Lottery. In case you want to know more about Maryland Lottery, here is their official website: http://www.mdlottery.com. Maryland Bonus Match 5 results may be found there as well, by the way. As for their support service, Maryland Lottery can be reached via the following contact details:
- Lottery headquarters phone number: 410-230-8800
- Email: [email protected]
- Headquarters: 1800 Washington Boulevard, Suite 330, Baltimore, MD
Keep in mind that players must be 18 or over to play.
Check Maryland Bonus Match 5 results
Maryland Bonus Match 5 results are aired right after the drawings that take place in the headquarters of Maryland Lottery in Baltimore. At the moment, draws are held seven times a week. To be more precise, they are held on each day of the week, at 7:51 PM Eastern Time. The numbers are drawn using the Mechanical Lottery Ball Machine. In case you were curious, the first ever draw was held on September 17, 1995, or 25 years, 10 months and 9 days ago.
How it works: picking up Maryland Bonus Match 5 numbers
The currently applied format is as follows: 5 + 1 / 39. As you can see, players are to choose five main Maryland Bonus Match 5 numbers from the range between 1 and 39 Maryland Bonus Match 5 numbers. Also, according to MD Bonus Match 5 rules, one bonus number is to be additionally picked up from the range of remaining 34 numbers.
MD Bonus Match 5 winning odds & prize categories
The lottery currently offers six prize categories. The amount of the top prize is fixed, which means that MD BonusMatch 5 is not the one to bring you a record-high jackpot. For now, it accounts for $50,000. Luckily, the fact that the jackpot is quite modest is compensated by indeed high winning odds! As shown by official estimates, the odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 575,757. In particular, you will have to correctly guess all the five Maryland Bonus Match 5 numbers. For more information, please look at the table below:
1 : 575,757
4 + 1
1 : 115,151
1 : 2,489
3 + 1
1 : 1,745
1 : 109
2 + 1
1 : 109
The overall winning chances, in turn, are 1 in 52.
MD Bonus Match 5 prices
The minimum cost of playing is $1, but it is possible to choose higher wagers. The lottery does not offer any opportunities to multiply prizes. No add-on games are provided, either.
Hot and cold Maryland Bonus Match 5 numbers
The lottery’s most often drawn numbers are 31, 29, 08, 10, and 24. The cold, or the least frequent numbers are 16, 14, 25, 22, and 19.
Payouts of MD Bonus Match 5 prizes
Keep in mind that MD BonusMatch 5 jackpot can only be paid out as a lump sum. It can be received at either of the two Maryland Lottery Customer Resource Centers. As for prizes of other categories, those from $600 to $5,000 are payable at lottery locations, while amounts under $600 can be claimed at lottery retailers. Besides, winning tickets can be sent by mail. Unfortunately, MD BonusMatch 5 winnings are subject to taxation: for the state residents, these are 25% in federal tax and 8.75% in state tax from prizes over $5,000. One more thing to take into account is that all the prizes are to be claimed within 182 days from the day of the draw or otherwise the winning ticket expires, regardless of Maryland Bonus Match 5 results.