Celebrate 30 Years of Winning with the D.C. Lottery

30 Years of Winning Photos and Videos

Tour our 30 Years of Winning Gallery for a look at pictures, places, and people that have made us the winningest place in D.C.!

  • D.C. Lottery retailer Won Cha of Lobby Mart congratulates the D.C. Lottery on 30 Years of Winning! Lobby Mart, located at 501 Third Street, N.W., sold the $1.4 million Hot Lotto Sizzler ticket for the 7/28/12 drawing that is still yet to be claimed.
  • Players help D.C. Lottery celebrate 30 Years of winning!
  • Players help D.C. Lottery celebrate 30 Years of winning!
  • Players help D.C. Lottery celebrate 30 Years of winning!
  • Players help D.C. Lottery celebrate 30 Years of winning!
  • Players help D.C. Lottery celebrate 30 Years of winning!

Oldies but Goodies

We loved them, too! Here are a few of the games we’ve retired over the years. Gone but not forgotten!

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30 Years of Winning Milestones

Some wonderful things have happened along this journey. Thanks for coming with us. Here’s to the winnings to come!

  • 1982 D.C. Lottery and Charitable Games founded. Sales for the first week top $3.5 million, breaking all previous lottery industry records for first week sales.
  • 1983 First licensed Bingo game in the District of Columbia,
    and D.C. Lucky Numbers is D.C. Lottery’s first terminal game
  • timeline.jpg 1986 D.C. Lottery inaugurates Black History Poster
  • 1991 Agency sales top $1 billion
  • 1993 D.C. Powerball’s first jackpot winner
  • 2009 DC 5 is introduced,
    and $144 million Powerball winner becomes largest jackpot winner in D.C. Lottery history
  • 2010 District of Columbia Black is agency’s first ticket with $1,000,000 top prize, and D.C. Mega Millions introduced
  • 2012 Total Prizes Awarded--$2.8 billion
    Total Transferred to D.C. General Fund--$1.7 billion
    Total Raised though Charitable Gaming in support of local nonprofits--$121 million

Biggest Hits

Here are your all-time favorite D.C. Scratchers! We had big fun and bigger winners with these tickets!

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Winning Numbers

Past Winning Numbers
  • Mega Millions

    8/26/2014
    29-31-51-60-64
    Mega Ball = 1
    Megaplier = 5

  • Powerball

    8/27/2014
    17-24-26-45-46
    Powerball = 19
    Power Play = 3

  • Hot Lotto

    8/27/2014
    9-24-28-39-41
    Hot Ball = 2

  • DC3

    Mid-Day 8/28/2014
    5-1-0

    Evening 8/28/2014
    9-9-7
  • DC4

    Mid-Day 8/28/2014
    8-4-3-1

    Evening 8/28/2014
    3-1-4-9
  • DC5

    Mid-Day 8/28/2014
    6-4-6-8-8

    Evening 8/28/2014
    2-9-1-5-8
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