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District of Columbia Lottery Results

Game Result Est. Jackpot Next Draw
DC-2 Mid-day
  • 6
  • 6
Top Prize
$50
Next Draw
Top Prize
$50
DC-2 Evening
  • 5
  • 4
Top Prize
$50
Next Draw
Top Prize
$50
DC-3 Mid-day
  • 7
  • 7
  • 0
Top Prize
$500
Next Draw
Top Prize
$500
DC-3 Evening
  • 6
  • 9
  • 9
Top Prize
$500
Next Draw
Top Prize
$500
DC-4 Mid-day
  • 6
  • 7
  • 2
  • 9
Top Prize
$5,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$5,000
DC-4 Evening
  • 0
  • 3
  • 8
  • 4
Top Prize
$5,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$5,000
DC-5 Mid-day
  • 7
  • 2
  • 8
  • 9
  • 3
Top Prize
$50,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$50,000
DC-5 Evening
  • 8
  • 9
  • 3
  • 6
  • 1
Top Prize
$50,000
Next Draw
Top Prize
$50,000
Powerball
  • 7
  • 14
  • 17
  • 57
  • 65
  • PB: 24
  • Power Play: 5
Est. Jackpot
$147 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$158 Million
Mega Millions
  • 2
  • 22
  • 30
  • 42
  • 62
  • MB: 20
  • Megaplier: 3
Est. Jackpot
$20 Million
Next Draw
Est. Jackpot
$22 Million
Lucky for Life
  • 14
  • 18
  • 30
  • 43
  • 45
  • LB: 9
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life
Next Draw
Top Prize
$1,000 Per day for life

District of Columbia Lottery COVID-19 Update

Scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and increasing their activities in the District of Columbia. Be aware, stay alert, and never send money to receive a lottery prize.

Draws

Draws for all games will continue as normal.

Game Changes

Starting jackpots for District of Columbia Powerball and Mega Millions have been removed - amounts will be published before each draw and now depend on ticket sales and interest rates.

Minimum jackpot increases between draws have been removed for both Powerball and Mega Millions.

Closed Centers

The District of Columbia Office of Lottery and Gaming Claim Center will reopen on Monday, July 6, by appointment only.

Claiming a Winning Ticket

Prizes up to $600 can be claimed at any District of Columbia Lottery retailer.

Prizes up to $5,000 can be redeemed at any District of Columbia Lottery Retailer Plus location or mailed to the Lottery HQ or from the Prize Center by appointment only. The Prize Center is opened Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. - to schedule an appointment call 202-645-8000.

Important information about claiming prizes in-person from the Prize Center:

  • Appointments are scheduled 60 minutes apart.
  • Two forms of ID are necessary: valid photo ID and the claimant’s SSC.
  • Arrive no more than 5 minutes before the scheduled appointment time.
  • If you are more than 10 minutes late the appointment will need to be rescheduled.
  • Wearing a mask or a face covering is mandatory inside the Prize Center.
  • Parking at the Prize Center on 2235 Shannon Place, SE is limited so plan ahead.
  • Anyone with a fever in the last 14 days or that has come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 should not book an appointment.

All prizes can be claimed by mail - fill out and sign the back of the ticket, fill out the Prize Claim Form, include a photo ID copy, and send them to the District of Columbia Lottery Prize Center on Shannon Place. Keep a copy of all documents for your records.

Games

A quick summary for all the District of Columbia Lottery games.

Game Prize Type Numbers Sales Close
DC-2 Mid-day Top Prize 2 from 0-9 1:49 pm.
DC-2 Evening Top Prize 2 from 0-9 7:49 pm.
DC-3 Mid-day Top Prize 3 from 0-9 1:49 pm.
DC-3 Evening Top Prize 3 from 0-9 7:49 pm.
DC-4 Mid-day Top Prize 4 from 0-9 1:49 pm.
DC-4 Evening Top Prize 4 from 0-9 7:49 pm.
DC-5 Mid-day Top Prize 5 from 0-9 1:49 pm.
DC-5 Evening Top Prize 5 from 0-9 7:49 pm.
Powerball Jackpot 5 from 1-69 + 1 from 1-26 9:45 pm.
Mega Millions Jackpot 5 from 1-70 + 1 from 1-25 10:45 pm.
Lucky for Life Top Prize 5 from 1-48 + 1 from 1-18 9:30 pm.

Game Schedule

Find out when each draw takes place.

Game Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
DC-2 Mid-day 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m.
DC-2 Evening 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m.
DC-3 Mid-day 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m.
DC-3 Evening 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m.
DC-4 Mid-day 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m.
DC-4 Evening 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m.
DC-5 Mid-day 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m. 1:50 p.m.
DC-5 Evening 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m. 7:50 p.m.
Powerball       10:59 p.m.     10:59 p.m.
Mega Millions     11:00 pm.     11:00 pm.  
Lucky for Life   10:38 pm.     10:38 pm.    
All times displayed are in District of Columbia local time.

Advanced Draws

The District of Columbia Lottery allows you to purchase tickets for consecutive draws in advance.

Game Advanced Draws
DC-2 Mid-day up to 7
DC-2 Evening up to 7
DC-3 Mid-day up to 7
DC-3 Evening up to 7
DC-4 Mid-day up to 7
DC-4 Evening up to 7
DC-5 Mid-day up to 7
DC-5 Evening up to 7
Powerball up to 20
Mega Millions up to 20
Lucky for Life up to 20

Claiming Prizes

Here's the normal process for claiming prizes in the District of Columbia.

Prizes up to $600

Option 1.
Claim at any Office of Lottery and Gaming agent or at The Office and Gaming Prize Center.
Option 2.
Post the signed ticket to The Office of Lottery and Gaming Claim Center.

Prizes over $600 and up to $5,000

Option 1.
Claim at the Office of Lottery and Gaming Prize Center.
Option 2.
Claim at any Agent plus location.
Option 3.
Post the signed ticket to The Office of Lottery and Gaming Claim Center.

Prizes above $5,000

Option 1.
Claim at the Office of Lottery and Gaming Prize Center.
Option 2.
Post the signed ticket to The Office of Lottery and Gaming Claim Center.

It normally takes around three business days to process the claim (from the moment the claim is received), but please allow at least two weeks to make sure that the claim is received.

Postal Address: Office of Lottery and Gaming Prize Center, Lobby Level, 2235 Shannon Pl SE, Washington, D.C. 20020

Claim Form

Download the District of Columbia Lottery Prize Claim Form.

Claim Centers

Retailer Plus Locations

Tax Information

The District of Columbia Lottery is required to withhold a percentage of certain lottery winnings for federal and state tax purposes.

Here are the taxes withheld from lottery prizes for all U.S. citizens and residents of the District of Columbia.

District of Columbia Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for U.S. citizens or residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 8.95%
Federal Tax 24%
    Total: 32.95%

*If the winner is a resident of a different state, that state's tax regulations will apply instead.

If the winner is not a U.S. citizen or is not a resident, taxes withheld by the District of Columbia Lottery are different:

District of Columbia Lottery tax withholdings on winnings for non-U.S. citizens or non-residents
Winnings Tax Percentage
Over $5,000 State Tax 0%
Federal Tax 30%
    Total: 30%

About the District of Columbia Lottery

District Of Columbia Scenery

The District of Columbia Lottery launched in 1982, and during its first week sold $3.5 million in tickets. The very first game was called Match 3 and all 10 million tickets sold out in a matter of days.

An order was then placed for an additional 10 million tickets, so nobody had to miss out. The District of Columbia Lottery is one of the founding members of the Multi-State Lottery and, in 1987, the group launched Lotto America.

The District of Columbia joined the Mega Millions draws in 2010. The District of Columbia is renowned for distributing the profits and benefits among all areas of the District. Since its inception in 1982, over $2.14 billion have gone to the District's General Fund. This enables the General Fund to look after other sectors in the District, such as recreational spaces, the youth, and services for minors and the elderly. In the District of Columbia, players must be 18 years or older to purchase lottery tickets, but minors may receive lottery tickets as gifts and claim prizes provided the ticket was a gift.

Contact Information

Phone Number: 202) 645- 8000

FAQS

Can tickets be bought in advance for District of Columbia lotteries?

Yes. You can buy tickets in advance for all lotteries available in the District of Columbia. Check our Advanced Draws section to find out how many draws in advance you can purchase tickets for.


How do I claim my lottery winnings?

Prizes up to $600 can be claimed at any Office of Lottery and Gaming agent or The Office and Gaming Prize Center. Prizes over $600 and up to $5,000, lottery winnings can be claimed at the Office of Lottery and Gaming Prize Center or any Agent plus location.

Prizes over $5,000 can only be claimed at The Office of Lottery and Gaming Prize Center, or by mailing the signed ticket there. All prizes can be claimed by mail using this method.

Before claiming any big lottery prize, we strongly recommend that you consult with a lawyer or financial advisor as they can help you during the claim process.


Are my winnings taxed in the District of Columbia?

Lottery winnings in the District of Columbia may be subject to local taxes as well as Federal income taxes. All lottery winnings of $600 or more have to be reported to the Internal Revenue Service due to Federal regulations.

Furthermore, the District of Columbia Lottery is required to withhold taxes from certain prizes. See our Tax Information section for more information.


What happens if I lose or damage my winning ticket?

The District of Columbia Lottery can't be held responsible for stolen or lost tickets. You should always sign the back of your ticket and keep it safe.


Can I purchase District of Columbia Lottery tickets online, by phone, or by mail?

No. You can only purchase tickets at authorized lottery retailers.


Where do the lottery profits go?

Money that is generated by the lottery is used for administration, operating, and capital expenses of the games that are licensed and operated by the District of Columbia lottery. The majority of this money is transferred to the General Fund for the District of Columbia that supports essential services such as education, recreation and parks, public safety, housing, and senior and child services.


How old must I be to purchase lottery tickets in the District of Columbia?

In the District of Columbia, you must be 18 years old or older to purchase lottery tickets and redeem your winnings.


What games can I play in the District of Columbia?

Residents in the District of Columbia can purchase lottery tickets for Mega Millions, Lucky for Life, Powerball, DC-2 (Mid-day, Evening), DC-3 (Mid-day, Evening), DC-4 (Mid-day, Evening), and DC-5 (Mid-day, Evening).


How long do I have to claim my winnings in the District of Columbia?

You have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim your lottery winnings.


Can I remain anonymous if I win a big lottery prize in the District of Columbia?

No, the District of Columbia Lottery will make your name, winnings, the game you played, and the area you live in public. We suggest that you consult with a lawyer before claiming any big prizes, however, as it may be possible to claim your prize through a trust in order to retain your anonymity.


Got any more questions about the District of Columbia Lottery? Contact us we'd love to help answer them.