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ABS Lottery for Montgomery County Licensees - Rules

  • The lottery opens April 3rd at noon, and runs until April 9th at 11:59PM.  Only entries submitted between these times will be considered. Entry form links will be available starting at noon on April 3".
  • Please click on the form below to enter, you will be assigned an entry ID upon completion. Although an email is sent as a confirmation, we cannot guarantee receipt so please make note of your entry ID. ABS will not resend the email.

    Licensee lottery

  • Winners Posted Online: April 18th. Visit the lottery numbers page to check if your lottery number has been selected.Entry form links will be available starting at noon on April 3" to the first bullet point on each rules page
  • Pickup April 22 - May 1:  Purchase and pickup location will be given to each winning entrant. You must be 21 years old, have a valid State-issued ID and have a copy of your Montgomery County Alcohol License to claim your bottle. Your valid state-issued ID must match the name(s) on the license.
  • Any bottle(s) left unclaimed by the close of business on May 1st will be forfeited.

If you see your number, please keep in mind the following rules:

  • Only one registered licensee from each Montgomery County, MD On-Premise, BWL alcohol license may enter for each business or license number.  Duplicate entries will be disqualified (Only the most recent entry will count). Licensee’s ID must match the alcohol license selected as the winner at pick up.
  • Bottles must be purchased at the appropriate store between April 18th - May 1st.  All lottery winners must purchase and pick-up their item no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 1st, no exceptions will be made. 
  • Anyone that has not purchased their bottle by May 1 will lose their lottery slot/chance to purchase that lottery item. 
  • You must be 21 years old to qualify and you will need to show proof of ID at the time of purchase.
  • If you do not have a valid government-issued, picture ID, or any part of your ID does not match your lottery entry (picture, name, address, zip code, etc.), your bottle will be forfeited.  No exceptions.
  • You must be a Montgomery County licensee and be able to prove it with a valid driver’s license or picture ID that matches the alcohol license selected as a winner. 
  • The winning licensee’s valid state or federal issued ID must match the name on the Montgomery County, MD alcohol license or the bottle will be forfeit. 
  • To qualify for the licensee lottery, businesses must be licensed to serve liquor on-premise by the glass. These license types include: BBWLHR, BBWLCT, BBWLHC, BBWLHM, BBWLPA, BDBWLHR, BKBWLHR, CATBWL, CBWLC, CBWLCC, CBWLCCO, BBWLCL, CBWLFV, CBWLRC, DBWL and SBWLCPA. All other license types do not qualify for the licensee lottery.
  • By entering, the licensee acknowledges that the spirits purchased under the winning license will be sold on-premise by the glass.
  • If the winner holds an alcohol license for more than one business, their valid driver’s license, or picture ID, must match one of the name(s) on the alcohol license which number was selected as a winner.  No exceptions.
  • There will be no proxy pick up. 
  • Duplicate entries will be disqualified. More than one entry from the same device will be disqualified.
  • In the event of duplicate entries, only the most recent entry will be allowed.
  • Each entrant will be allowed to rank their choices, and you are guaranteed an equal chance to win one of those items.
  • Each entry will only be eligible to win one of their ranked choices in the drawing.  In the event that an entrant has two winning selections, the "First Choice" will take precedent overall and the "Second Choice" will take precedence over "the Third Choice".  Rank your choices appropriately!
  • P.O. Boxes will not be accepted. Lottery entries with P.O. Boxes will be disqualified.
  • Coupons and discounts do not apply to the purchase of lottery items.
  • Your (wholesale) account number must be used to make the lottery purchase.
  • This lottery is for Licensees only, any retail customers entering in this lottery will be disqualified.
Items Item Description Licensee Bottles
60275 PAPPY VAN WINKLE OLD RIP 10YR (HAL) - 750ML  13
12815 PAPPY VAN WINKLE 12YR (HAL) - 750ML 12
241260 WELLER FULL PROOF  (HAL) - 750ML 8
71599 THOMAS HANDY 126.9 (HAL) - 750ML   4
241520 WELLER SINGLE BARREL (HAL) - 750ML 4
62677 PAPPY VAN WINKLE 15YR (HAL) - 750ML 4
348352 W L WELLER CYPB (HAL) - 750ML 2
47118 WILLIAM L WELLER (HAL) - 750ML 3
241261 COL EH TAYLOR JR WAREHOUSE C (HAL) - 750ML   2
45138 YAMAZAKI S/M18YR (HAL) - 750ML   3
34860 PAPPY VAN WINKLE 23YR (HAL) - 750ML     2
41460 PAPPY VAN WINKLE 20YR (HAL) - 750ML 2
43311 SAZERAC RYE WHISKEY 18YR (HAL) - 750ML   2
72293 OLD FORESTER LTD BOTTLE 2021 BIRTHDAY BOURBON (HAL) - 750ML 1
239788 MISTER SAM TRIBUTE WHISKEY (HAL) - 750ML   1
88830 WILLET FAMILY ESTATE 8YR BOURBON (HAL) - 750ML 1
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