How to Play DC 5 Midday/Evening

The DC-5 is a five-digit lottery game that features 120 ways to win with a top prize of $50,000 for each draw. Additional lottery prizes vary from $25 to $25,000, which makes the game one of the biggest draw games of the DC Lottery. DC-5 runs its draws twice daily, letting you have multiple chances to win every day. The highest possible winning amount of the game depends on the type of wager you select.

To play DC-5, you have to select 5 different or duplicate numbers, each from 0 to 9, and mark them on your playslip or opt the Quick Pick option to get your numbers randomly selected by the terminal. You also have the option of using your bet slip and marking one digit from each column and then can play up to five times on that same bet slip. After selecting your playing numbers, you need to select the draw time - Midday or Evening and pick your playstyle from different ways of playing i.e. Box, Straight, Pairs, etc. and the wager amount from $0.50 to $1.00.

The DC-5 drawings are held twice a day, daily 1:50 p.m. ET for the Midday draw and 7:50 p.m. ET for the Evening draw. You can purchase the midday tickets till 1:49 pm ET and evening tickets till 7:49 pm ET.

DC-5 also offers you to play the same numbers for up to seven consecutive draws. Marking the Multi-draw option lets you play the same numbers consecutively for seven draws, which is quite a good opportunity and requires a mindful selection of numbers so that you hit a good winning amount in the game.

Marking the Advance Play feature lets you play any future draw for up to seven days in advance by just selecting the day and draw time you want to play. If you wish to play more than one game, notify the lottery retailersretailers of your start and end dates. Always ensure to check the accuracy of the details filled on your playslip and sign the back of your ticket for authentication.

DC-5 Playing Options

  • Ask your lottery retailer for Quick Pick, and leave it up to your luck.
  • Or you can specify the bet amount and bet type and select your winning numbers. You can purchase Playslip from any licensed lottery retailers.
  • You are also offered the option of marking one digit from each column and play up to five times on each bet slip.

Play/Bet Types Of DC-5

  • Straight: You win the game if you match the winning numbers in exact order.
  • 5-Way Box: You have to select four same numbers and one different number. You can win by matching the numbers in any order.
  • 10-Way Box:You have to select three same numbers and a pair of distinct numbers. You can win by matching the numbers in any order.
  • 20-Way Box:You have to select three same numbers and two distinct digits. You can win by matching the numbers in any order.
  • 30-Way Box: You have to select two different pairs of numbers in addition to one distinct digit. You can win by matching the numbers in any order.
  • 60-Way Box:You have to select a pair of numbers in addition to three distinct digits. You can win by matching the numbers in// any order.
  • 120-Way Box: To win, you can match your selected numbers with the drawn numbers in any order.
  • Front Four: You have to select four numbers instead of the usual five digits. These numbers should match the first four winning numbers in exact order.
  • Back Four:You need to select four numbers instead of the usual five digits for playing. These numbers should match the last four winning numbers in exact order.
  • Front Three: You have to pick any three digits to play instead of the usual five digits. These numbers should match the first three winning numbers in exact order.
  • Back Three: You have to pick any three digits to play instead of the usual five digits. These numbers should match the last three winning numbers in exact order.
  • Front Pair: You have to play two digits instead of the usual five. These digits should match the first two drawn digits in the exact order.
  • Back Pair: You have to play two digits instead of the usual five. These digits should match the last two drawn digits in the exact order.

Drawing Date and Time for DC-5

The DC-5 drawings are held twice a day daily.

  • The DC-5 Lottery holds the Midday draw every day approximately at 1:50 P.M. ET.
  • The DC-5 Lottery holds the Evening draw every day approximately at 7:50 P.M. ET.

Official Results Of DC-5

  • Catch the winning numbers and prizes by scrolling down the official website of the DC Lottery to Check My Numbers.
  • Or you can call on the hot-line number - (202) 678-3333 and know the latest lottery results.
  • You can also contact your nearest lottery retailers, check the local newspapers, and selected TV channels.

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Yes, you can purchase DC-5 lottery tickets for up to seven consecutive days in advance for DC-5 midday and evening drawings.

All lottery prizes must be claimed within a period of 180 days from the date of the drawing. If unclaimed within the stipulated time, the drawings will be fortified. Unclaimed winning amounts are transferred to the General Fund of the District of Columbia.

DC Lottery winnings are subjected to Federal income taxes and state taxes. For winnings more than $5,000, the DC Lottery withholds 24% of lottery winnings for Federal taxes. The rate of taxes is subject to changes in accordance with Internal Revenue Service regulations.

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Rules Governing DC 5 Midday/Evening

  • The legal age of playing DC-5 is 18 years.
  • Players are themselves responsible for the details filled in their playslip. Neither the lottery authorities nor retailers are responsible for any inaccuracy in their ticket.
  • Your ticket and not the playslip is the only valid proof for claiming a prize.
  • The lottery games are strictly subjected to the rules and regulations by the DC Lottery.
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  • As per the rules by DC Lottery, your original winning ticket is the only valid receipt for prize claims.
  • Your lottery ticket is a bearer instrument, which means anyone who possesses the ticket is the winner.

Quick Facts

  • Game type: Daily Draw Game
  • Game Format: 5/9
  • 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: $25,00
  • Minimum cash prize: $25
  • Minimum age to play: 18 /span>
  • Jackpot odds: 1 in 100,000
  • 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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