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The DC Lottery is proud to present our electronic Media Kit

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 $1.8 billion to the District's General Fund which supports essential services in the District, and has helped local nonprofits raise more than $125 million in support of social causes.
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Charitable Gaming

The Charitable Games Division of the DC Lottery has a mission to assure that charitable gaming is at all times fair and honest and that proceeds and prizes are handled according to established rules. The rules, regulations and guidelines are designed to maximize benefits for the public at large.

To date, the Charitable Games Division has issued more than 6,000 licenses to organizations that has helped contribute more than $125 million to support social causes in the District of Columbia.


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DC Lottery agents continue to be the frontline for sales and customer interaction. With more than 500 retailers in every quadrant of the District, their knowledge of games, superior customer service delivery, and sales enthusiasm are essential to the business of the DC Lottery. Collectively, in 2013 retailers earned $15,597,000 in total commissions from the sale of DC Lottery games.

Where Does The Money Go?

Since its inception in 1982, the DC Lottery has awarded over $3 billion in prizes to its lucky winners; transferred more than $1.8 billion to the District of Columbia General Fund which supports essential city services such as education, public safety, and infrastructure; and helped local nonprofits raise over $125 million in support of social causes.


Millionaires Club

In 2009, under the direction of Executive Director Buddy Roogow, the DC Lottery introduced its first $1,000,000 scratch ticket, DC Black and initiated its Millionaires Club. Million dollar scratchers, an array of nation jackpot games, and more winning opportunities have ramped up membership in the DC Lottery's Millionaires Club. Meet the 2013, inductees:

  • club member 1
  • club membe dc gold
    DC Gold
  • club member powerball
  • club member 4
    Black II
  • club member 5
    Black II
  • club member 6
    DC Gold
    Second Chance
  • club member 7
    Mega Millions

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Winning Numbers

Past Winning Numbers
  • Lucky for Life

    Lucky Ball = 1

  • Mega Millions

    Mega Ball = 3
    Megaplier = 5

  • Powerball

    Powerball = 13
    Power Play = 5

  • DC3

    Mid-Day 1/18/2017

    Evening 1/17/2017
  • DC4

    Mid-Day 1/18/2017

    Evening 1/17/2017
  • DC5

    Mid-Day 1/18/2017

    Evening 1/17/2017
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