D.C. Lottery

  • D.C. Council approves lottery contract extension

    7/15/14 5:34 AM

    The D.C. Council has approved a 5-year, $38 million contract extension for the partnership that runs the District of Columbia lottery.

  • D.C. Lottery back open for business Thursday

    10/17/13 11:57 AM

    Effective Thursday, the D.C. Lottery is now paying out winning lottery tickets. The lottery temporarily halted paying out winning tickets during the government shutdown.

  • D.C. lottery revenue up after recent sales slump

    2/16/13 4:35 PM Comment

    Lottery sales had been slumping in the last few years, in part because of increased competition from Maryland and Virginia. Meanwhile, a federal grand jury is investigating the circumstances surrounding the District's lottery contract.