DC 2



Tue, Apr 16, 2024

What are DC Pick 2 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off for the midday drawing is 1:49 pm and 7:49 pm for the night draw.  The drawings take place approximately 1 minute after the draw entry close.

Draw Times
Sunday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm
Monday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm
Tuesday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm
Wednesday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm
Thursday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm
Friday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm
Saturday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm

What are the DC 2 Play Types?

STRAIGHT: Match the winning numbers in exact order to win.

BOX: Match the winning numbers in any order to win.

STRAIGHT/BOX: Match the winning numbers in exact order and win 1/2 the Straight prize and 1/2 the Box prize, or match the winning numbers in any order and win 1/2 the Box prize only.

FRONT/BACK NUMBERS: Match the front number or back number.

COMBO: Pick two numbers and a Straight bet is placed on both two-digit combinations of those numbers.  The ticket price is higher as more combinations are played.

What Can I Win Playing DC2?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 100$50
Box1 in 50$25
Straight / Box1 in 100 & 1 in 50Box $12.50 / Straight $37.50
Front/Back Number1 in 10$5
Combo1 in 10$5

How do I Play DC Lottery Pick 2 Draw?


    Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose two numbers between 0 and 9.


    Pick one of six different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Front/Back Numbers or Combo.  Pick 2 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 per play.


    You can play your numbers for up to 7 consecutive drawing dates on the same ticket. Just tell the cashier at the time of your purchase or mark the Multi Play box on your selection slip.


Q: What is the DC2?

A: DC2 is a twice daily draw game where players select two numbers, each from 0 through 9 to win a top prize of $50 for a straight play, up to $25 for a box play, up to $37.50 for a straight/box play or $5 for Front/Back Numbers or a Combo.

Q: How much do DC Pick 2 tickets cost?

A: Tickets cost 50 cents or $1 per play.

Q: Where and when can I play DC2?

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 2 at all DC Lottery retailers. Midday Draws take place at approximately 1:50 p.m. and evening draws at approximately 7:50 p.m.  Tickets for each drawing may be purchased up to 1 minute prior to the next drawing.

Q: Do DC2 Mid-Day tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 180 days of the draw date on which the prize was won.

What is DC 2?

DC 2 is a twice daily draw game where you try to pick two numbers between 0 and 9 that match the winning numbers drawn to win a cash prize.  You can also select Quick Pick and the random number generator will choose the numbers for you.  DC 2 has both a midday and evening drawing.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  DC2 drawings are held seven days a week.

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