5 digit lottery

5 digit lottery

DC-5 is a five-digit game that features 120 ways to win* and a top prize of $50,000. Additional prizes vary from $25 to $25,000.

Drawing Dates & Times

Drawings are held twice daily, at 1:50 p.m. for mid-day and 7:50 p.m. for evening, seven days a week. You can purchase mid-day tickets until 1:49 p.m. and evening tickets until 7:49 p.m. For winning numbers scroll down to check your numbers or call the Lot-Line 202-678-3333.

Winning Numbers
  • Check Your Numbers
  • How to Play
  • Rules
  • Prizes & Odds
  • Pick Your Numbers

Check Your Numbers

Are you holding a winning ticket? Here’s an easy way to find out

Enter 5 Numbers (0-9)

How to Play

Pick up a DC-5 bet slip from your retailer. Fill out the bet slip and hand it to your retailer to receive a ticket. Check your tickets carefully. DC-5 tickets cannot be canceled.

You can purchase mid-day tickets until 1:49 p.m. and evening tickets until 7:49 p.m.

Choose Your Numbers

The top prize is $50,000 and there are 120 ways to win!

There are three ways to play DC5:

Based on 120 Way Box Bet
  1. Tell the agent what five numbers from 0-9 you want to play.
  2. Choose the Quick Pick option for the computer to randomly select your numbers.
  3. Use the bet slip and mark one digit from each column. You can play up to five times on each bet slip.
    • Then, select a draw time: day, night, or both.
    • Select your bet type: Straight, Box, Front Pair, Back Pair, Front Three, Back Three, Front Four or Back Four.
    • Choose how much you want to wager: $.50 or $1.00

Make a mistake? Just fill in the Void Box at the bottom of the game board. Then go to the next board and repeat the process.

Optional Plays

Multi-Draw: Play the same numbers for up to seven consecutive draws.

Advance Play: Play any future draw of DC-5 up to seven days in advance by selecting the day and draw time you want to play. If you want to play more than one game, notify the agent of your start and end dates.

Check Results to See if You’ve Won!

Check to see if you are a winner by using the above “Check My Numbers” search tool or view past winning numbers.


The ticket, not the bet slip, shall be the only valid proof of the selections made and the only valid instrument for claiming a prize.

Players must be 18 years or older to purchase tickets.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to be bound by all rules and regulations of the DC Lottery. By purchasing a ticket and submitting a prize claim, each potential winner grants the DC Lottery the right to use the winner’s name, city, county, state of residence, prize amount and photograph or likeness to publicize his or her winnings. The Potential winner also authorizes the DC Lottery to advertise and promote games or goodwill for the DC Lottery in any print, broadcast, electronic, Internet or other form of media whatsoever, without further consideration.

Prizes must be claimed within 180 days from the date of the drawing.

Complete DC5 game rules may be obtained from the DC Lottery upon request.

No solo la jugada que caiga el billete, será la única prueba válida de las selecciones hechas y el único instrumento válido para reclamar un premio.

Los jugadores también deben tener 18 años o más para comprar estos billetes.

Comprando un billete, usted esta de acuerdo en sujetarse a todas las reglas y regulaciones de la. Lotería de D.C. Comprando un billete y presentando un reclamo de premio, cada ganador potencial otorga a la Lotería de D.C. el derecho de utilizar el nombre del ganador, la ciudad, el condado, el estado de residencia, cantidad de premio, fotografía o algo similar para hacer públicas sus ganancias, y anunciar y promover juegos o de beneficencia para la Lotería de D.C. en cualquier producción, medios de comunicación, electrónico, Internet, u otra forma de todo cualquier medio sin consideración adicional.

Los premios deben ser reclamados dentro de los 180 días a partir de la fecha del sorteo.

DC-5 is a five-digit game that features 120 ways to win* and a top prize of $50,000. Additional prizes vary from $25 to $25,000.