DC 2

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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.

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 ET
Monday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm ET
Tuesday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm ET
Wednesday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm ET
Thursday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm ET
Friday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm ET
Saturday1:50 pm & 7:50 pm ET

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.

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


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.

Sources: DC Lottery (DC 2)

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