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Latest Draw: Fri Oct 15

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Next Drawing: Sat Oct 16

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What is DC 3 Evening?

DC 3 Evening is a night time draw game where you try to pick three 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 3 evening has a mid-day draw game as well.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  DC3 drawings are held seven days a week.

What are DC 3 Night Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 7:49 pm ET.  Draw time is approximately 1 minute after the draw entry close.

 
Draw Times
Sunday
7:50 pm ET
Monday
7:50 pm ET
Tuesday
7:50 pm ET
Wednesday
7:50 pm ET
Thursday
7:50 pm ET
Friday
7:50 pm ET
Saturday
7:50 pm ET

How do I Play DC 3 Evening Draw?

PICK YOUR NUMBERS: Ask for a Quick Pick and let the lottery terminal select the numbers for you, or choose three numbers between 0 and 9.

BUY YOUR TICKET: Pick one of five different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Combo or Pairs.  Cash 3 tickets cost either 50 cents or $1 per play.

PLAY MULTIPLE DRAWINGS: 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-Draw Play box on your selection slip.

What are the DC3 Night 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.

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

PAIRS: Match the first two numbers in exact order (front pair) or the last two numbers in exact order (back pair).

What Can I Win Playing DC3 Evening?

Play Type
Odds
Prize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)
1 in 1,000
$500
Box (3-Way)
1 in 333.33
$160
Box (6-Way)
1 in 166.67
$80
Straight / Box (3-Way)
1 in 1,000 & 1 in 333.33
Box $80 / Straight $330
Straight / Box (6-Way)
1 in 1,000 & 1 in 166.67
Box $40 / Straight $290
Front/Back Pairs
1 in 100
$50
3-Way Combo
1 in 333.33
$500
6-Way Combo
1 in 166.67
$500

DC 3 Evening FAQs

Q: What is the DC3?

A: DC3 is a twice daily draw game where players select three numbers, each from 0 through 9 to win a top prize of $500 for a straight play.

Q: How much do DC Pick 3 tickets cost?

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

Q: Where and when can I play DC 3?

A: You can play both Midday and Evening DC 3 drawings 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 DC3 tickets expire?

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

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