Playing the lottery is a "fun investment vs. a financial investment," and as a member of the business and professional community, the D.C. Lottery recognizes its social responsibility to the players and the residents of the District of Columbia. The D.C. Lottery's "Play Responsibly" program provides a helpline and referral service for those who are or might be exhibiting compulsive gambling behavior.
If you or someone you know has a gambling problem call the National Council on Problem Gambling help-line at 1-800-522-4700.
Si usted tiene proglema de jugar complusivo llamar a 1-800-522-4700.
What is enough or too much? What is your limit?
Beware of Lottery Fraud and Scams
“IF YOU DID NOT PURCHASE A TICKET, YOU CANNOT WIN A PRIZE” !!
“LEGITIMATE LOTTERIES NEVER ASK PLAYERS FOR UP FRONT MONEY TO COLLECT A PRIZE”
If you keep in mind the above reminders, you will never be a victim of Lottery Fraud. If you receive a telephone call , letter or other communication from a fraudulent entity, notify the Federal Trade Commission
. You are also encouraged to call us at 202-645-8080 ( office ) or our Hotline Number at 202-645-9009 to report a scam or other security related matters.
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