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How to Play DC2

DC-2 Lottery is a two-digit game offering you six different bet types. The game provides you a minimum wager of just $0.50 which can make you win a prize as much as $50. Additional lottery prizes range from $5 to $37.50 with odds that increase your chance of winning these low key lottery prizes with less amount of competition, making it easy for you to win. DC-2 holds its draws twice a day thereby offering you multiple chances to win every week. However, the wager you select determines how big a prize you can win.

DC-2 is really fun and easy to play the lottery! You have to select two numbers from a field of 0 to 9. You can either manually choose your numbers or opt for Quick Pick to get your numbers randomly generated or you also have the option to use a playslip and choose one digit, 0-9 from each column and have your lottery numbers. After picking the lottery numbers, you must select the draw time - Midday or Evening, or both and pick your playstyle from different ways of playing i.e. Straight, Two-Way Box, Straight/Two-Way Box, Two-Way Combination, Front, and Back Number and also select the wager amount from $0.50 to $1.00.

The DC-2 drawings are held twice a day, daily at 1:50 p.m. ET for the Midday draw and at 7:50 p.m. ET for the Evening draw. You are eligible to purchase the DC-2 Midday Lottery tickets till 1:49 pm ET and DC-2 Evening Lottery tickets till 7:49 pm ET.

DC-2 offers you an add-on option of playing the same numbers for up to seven consecutive draws. Marking Days on your playslip will offer you the chance of playing the same numbers for seven consecutive draws. Start selecting your winning numbers today!

If you want to play for a specific future draw, up to seven days in advance, you can simply opt Advance Play, mark the selected date and draw time and notify your agent the start and end date of your play. Ensure to check the accuracy of your playslip and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.

Play/Bet Types Of DC-2

  • Straight: You win the lottery if you match the winning numbers in exact order.
  • 2-Way Box: You have to select any 2 digits. You can win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Straight/Two-Way Box: You have to pick any 2 digits. You win the game by matching these digits in exact or any order.
  • Combo - 2 Way: Pick any 2 digits. To win the game, these numbers should match the drawn numbers in all possible Straight combinations.
  • Front Number: You have to select any 1 number. To win you should match the first digit in exact order.
  • Back Number: You have to select any 1 number. To win you should match the last digit in exact order.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in DC2: 2/9
  • Number of drawing machines: 2
  • Type of lottery game: 2 Ball Numbers Game

Lottery Numbers Selection Option

The players can pick their own numbers or use any of the below-listed lottery tools to mark the winning District of Columbia DC2 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of District of Columbia DC2 Lottery

  • Monday 1:50 PM ET & 7:50 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
  • Tuesday 1:50 PM ET & 7:50 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
  • Wednesday 1:50 PM ET & 7:50 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
  • Thursday 1:50 PM ET & 7:50 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
  • Friday 1:50 PM ET & 7:50 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
  • Saturday 1:50 PM ET & 7:50 PM ET (GMT-12:00)
  • Sunday 1:50 PM ET & 7:50 PM ET (GMT-12:00)


District of Columbia DC2 offers you the option of playing the same numbers and play types up to 7 consecutive drawings for selected draw time(s) by opting for the Multi-Draw/Advance Play option.

Lottery Results

After the drawing, you can check the winning lottery numbers and prizes at:

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Yes, you can purchase DC-2 lottery tickets for up to seven consecutive days in advance for DC-2 Midday and Evening drawings.

You can view the Midday and Evening draws on the DC Lottery website. You also have the option of calling the DC Lottery’s Lott Line at (202) 678-3333 and know the winning numbers or can have the winning number information forwarded to your mobile devices. The DC Lottery winning number information is also posted on lottery's social media pages, and is also available at DC Lottery retailer locations.

According to the rules and regulations of the District of Columbia, specific information about the lottery winner is a public record.

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Rules Governing DC2

  • The legal age of playing District of Columbia DC2 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying DC2 tickets in District of Columbia is until 1:49 p.m. for midday tickets and evening tickets until 7:49 p.m. on the day of the drawing.
  • No. Once a DC2 ticket is printed, it cannot be canceled.
  • Players must claim their lottery winnings within a time period of 180 days, from the date of the drawing, else their winnings will be fortified.
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Claiming a Prize from the DC2 Lottery

  • Experiencing the thrill of having won the lottery! If you think you have matched the winning lottery numbers, here are the steps you should take to claim your prize.
  • Before taking steps to claim your prize, double-check your numbers against the official drawing results with the ones drawn or visit our Lottery Results. This will help you confirm that you have correctly matched the winning numbers and know what prize amount will fill your pockets.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 2/9
  • Game availability: Exclusively available in District of Columbia
  • Game draw days and time: Every day at 1:50 p.m. and 7:50 p.m.
  • Minimum jackpot amount: $25
  • Minimum cash prize: $2.50
  • Minimum age to play: 18 /span>
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 100
  • Game add-on option: Advance Play and Days
  • Ticket cost: $0.50 to $1.00
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: DC Lottery

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