Gary Gordon got the surprise of his life when he found out he won $50,000 playing Bonus Match 5. He just started playing the game last year because he wanted to win bigger prizes. Everyday he visits Shadyside Mart in Suitland to play his numbers. Yesterday morning, the clerk asked him if he checked his tickets recently because they had a winner at the store. So Gary retrieved his tickets and showed them to the clerk who proceeded to usher him outside of the store and whisper that he won $50,000.
“I couldn’t believe it. He told me to be quiet and take my ticket to Lottery Headquarters in Baltimore,” said the 65-year-old winner.
Once the initial shock wore off, Gary told his wife of seven years and she didn’t believe him. But it was true and now the Gordons are smiling from ear-to-ear. Gary plans to fix up the house, buy a new car and enjoy his new found fortune.
The winning ticket was purchased at Shadyside Mart located at 2403 Shadyside Ave. in Suitland.