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How to Play DC 3

DC-3 is a three-digit lottery game that features three ways to play and nine ways to win with a jackpot of $500 for each draw. Additional lottery prizes may vary from $25 to $330 with odds that increase your chances of winning. DC-3 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.

Playing DC-3 is plain sailing. You have to select three numbers from a field of 0 to 9. You can either manually pick 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. Box, Straight, Straight/Box, Combo, Front, and Back Pair and also select the wager amount from $0.50 to $1.00.

The DC-3 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-3 Midday Lottery tickets till 1:49 pm ET and DC-3 Evening Lottery tickets till 7:49 pm ET.

With DC-3 you have the option of playing the same numbers for up to seven consecutive draws. By marking Multi-Draw you can play the same numbers on your lottery ticket consecutively for seven draws. Multi-Draw actually turns out a good opportunity as the game offers quite favorable odds of winning. Start your mindful selection of numbers and bag the jackpot!

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-3

  • Straight: You win the lottery if you match the winning numbers in exact order.
  • 3-Way Box: You have to select one pair of same numbers and one different number. You can win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • 6-Way Box:You have to select three different numbers. You can win by matching these numbers in any order.
  • Straight/Box - 3 Way - You have to select one pair of same numbers and one distinct number. You win by matching these digits in either exact or any order.
  • Straight/Box - 6 Way - You have to select any three different numbers. To win you can match these numbers in exact or any order.
  • Combo - 3 Way - You have to select one pair of same numbers and one different number. You win by matching these numbers in all possible straight plays. For this wager, you should place a minimum bet of $1.50.
  • Combo - 6 Way - You have to select three different numbers. You win by matching these numbers in all possible Straight combinations. For this wager, you should place a minimum bet of $3.
  • Front Pair -You have to select any two numbers. You win by matching the first two numbers in exact order.
  • Back Pair - You have to select any two numbers. You win by matching the last two numbers in exact order.

Game Format

  • Number of lottery balls in DC 3: 3/9
  • Number of drawing machines: 3
  • Type of lottery game: 3 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 DC 3 lottery numbers.

Drawing Schedule Of District of Columbia DC 3 Lottery

  • Monday 1:50 PM and 7:50 PM Eastern Time -12
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  • Tuesday 1:50 PM and 7:50 PM Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
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  • Wednesday 1:50 PM and 7:50 PM Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
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  • Thursday 1:50 PM and 7:50 PM Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
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  • Friday 1:50 PM and 7:50 PM Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
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  • Saturday 1:50 PM and 7:50 PM Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
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  • Sunday 1:50 PM and 7:50 PM Eastern Time (GMT-5:00)
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Multi-Draws

District of Columbia DC 3 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:

Got Queries? Ask Us.

Yes, you can purchase DC-3 lottery tickets for up to seven consecutive days in advance for DC-3 midday and evening drawings.

Prizes won on a single DC-3 Lottery ticket is paid to a single identity. This single identity may be one individual or legal organization. However, if there is more than one winner to the jackpot, the winners share the prize equally.

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 DC 3

  • The legal age of playing District of Columbia DC 3 is 18 years and older.
  • The cutoff for buying DC 3 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 DC 3 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 DC 3 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: 3/9
  • 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: $250
  • Minimum cash prize: $25
  • Minimum age to play: 18 /span>
  • Jackpot odds:1 in 1,000
  • Game add-on option: Advance Play and Multi-Draw
  • Ticket cost: $0.50 to $1.00
  • Jackpot payment options: Lump-sum
  • Lottery operator: DC Lottery

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