Founded in 1982, the DC Lottery is the District of Columbia Government agency that regulates the sale of gaming products and charitable gaming activities in the District of Columbia. Since its inception, the DC Lottery has awarded more than $3 billion in prizes, transferred more than $2 billion to the District’s General Fund which supports essential services in the District. Our licensing of charitable gaming activities has helped local nonprofits raise more than $130 million in support of social causes.
License applications for privately operated sports wagering will be available Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Office of Lottery and Gaming (OLG) announced today. The applications will be available through the OLG’s new online application portal, which will be accessible via the OLG’s sports wagering microsite, dclotterysportsbetting.com, and through the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affair’s (DCRA) business licensing portal, dcra.dc.gov.
The DC Lottery’s new holiday-themed games are on sale now at lottery retailers throughout the District delivering to players a sleigh full of instant-win cash prizes totaling more than $989,707, as well as second chance opportunities to win up to $20,020 in weekly drawings.
On September 22, 2019, an excited crowd of DC Lottery players gathered for another winning opportunity at Union Station.
On Thursday, September 26, 2019, the DC Lottery was proud to partner with the Washington Nationals for their Community Spotlight awards.
This exclusive onsite winning opportunity took place at Audi Field on September 22, 2019.
Huddle up with the DC Lottery for the Lucky Tailgate Tour!
On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the DC Lottery held an exclusive Players Appreciation celebration.
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