DC 4



Wed, Apr 24, 2024

What are DC4 Draw Times?

Sales cut-off time is 1:49 pm ET.  Draw time is 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 DC4 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 3: The first 3 digits must match in the exact order as the drawn numbers.

BACK 3: The last 3 digits must match in the exact order as the drawn numbers.

What Can I Win Playing Cash 4?

Play TypeOddsPrize ($1 Wager)
Straight (Exact)1 in 10,000$5,000
Box (4-Way)1 in 2,500$1,250
Box (6-Way)1 in 1,667$800
Box (12-Way)1 in 833$400
Box (24-Way)1 in 417$200
Front 31 in 1,000$500
Back 31 in 1,000$500

How do I Play DC Pick 4 Draw?


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


    Pick one of five different play types: Straight, Box, Straight/Box, Front 3 or Back 3.  Cash 4 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 DC4 Mid Day?

A: DC 4 is a twice daily draw game where players select four numbers, each from 0 through 9 to win a top prize of $5,000 for a $1 straight play.

Q: How much do Daily 4 tickets cost?

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

Q: Where and when can I play DC Pick 4?

A: You can play both Midday and Evening Pick 4 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 DC4 tickets expire?

A: Prizes must be claimed within 1 year of the draw date on which the prize was won.

What is DC 4?

DC 4 Midday is a day time draw game where you try to pick four 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.  DC4 midday has an evening draw game as well.

You are able to select the amount you want to play.  Choose either 50 cents or $1.  DC Pick 4 drawings are held seven days a week.

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