DC5 is a 120-way box bet game that offers a top prize of $50,000 for a successful straight bet. Check the latest results below from the draws which take place twice daily. The Midday draw is held at 1:50 pm ET and tickets are sold until 1:49 pm. The Evening draw is held at 7:50 pm and tickets are sold until 7:49 pm.
How to Play
Essentially, you wager either 50 cents or $1 on a set of five numbers between 0 and 9 and the order in which they will appear in the drawing. After choosing the five numbers you'd like to play, you can then specify what bet you'd like to make.
Choose your own five numbers from 0 through 9, or let Quick Pick do the work and randomly generate the digits. Play up to five times on a bet slip; each board is one play.
Select the draw(s) you want to enter - Day, Night, or Both.
Determine your wager: $0.50 or $1. How much you bet determines how much you can win.
To play your lucky numbers more than once, there are two options. With Multi-Draw you can play to seven consecutive draws, and with Advance Play you can play up to seven days in the future; simply mark your chosen day and draw time. To play multiple draws, let the retailer know your start and end dates.
Pick one of eight bet types, based on how your numbers can making a winning match with the numbers drawn. You can win by matching two, three, four or all five numbers, depending on your play style.
- Front 4
- Back 4
- Front 3
- Back 3
- Front Pair
- Back Pair
With Straight, Front 4, Back 4, Front 3, Back 3, Front Pair and Back Pair bet types, your numbers must match the lottery's numbers in the exact order they are drawn.
With the Box bet type, your numbers can match the lottery's numbers in any order.
Box may be 5-, 10-, 20-, 30-, 60- or 120-way, depending on how many of your digits are identical or unique, which affects how many ways you have to successfully match the numbers drawn.
The total cost of a ticket depends on the wager amount and number of plays and number of draws selected.
You must be at least 18 years old to buy a DC-5 ticket or redeem a prize.
Prizes and Odds of Winning
Here's a breakdown of what you can win on each type of bet, and what you need to match to win, plus the odds of taking home a prize:
|Bet Type||Example||Prize ($0.50 Bet)||Prize ($1 Bet)||Odds of Winning|
Pick 5 numbers. To win match all 5 in EXACT order
|12345||$25,500||$50,000||1 in 100,000|
Pick 4 identical & 1 unique numbers. To win match all 5 in ANY order
|11112||$5,000||$10,000||1 in 20,00|
Pick 3 identical numbers & a pair of unique numbers. To win match all 5 in ANY order
|11122||$2,500||$5,000||1 in 10,000|
Pick 3 identical & 2 distinct numbers
|11123||$1,250||$2,500||1 in 5,000|
Pick 2 unique pairs & 1 distinct number. To win match all 5 in ANY order
|11223||$850||$1,700||1 in 3,333.4|
Pick a pair & 3 unique distinct numbers. To win match all 5 in ANY order
|11234||$425||$850||1 in 1,667.7|
Pick 5 unique numbers. To win match all 5 in ANY order
|12345||$212.50||$425||1 in 833.3|
Pick any 4 numbers. To win match first 4 in EXACT order
|1234 + X||$2,500||$5000||1 in 10,000|
Pick any 4 numbers. To win match last 4 in EXACT order
|X + 1234||$2,500||$5,000||1 in 10,000|
Pick any 3 numbers. To win match first 3 in EXACT order
|123 + XX||$250||$500||1 in 1,000|
Pick any 3 numbers. To win match last 3 in EXACT order
|XX + 123||$250||$500||1 in 1,000|
Pick any 2 numbers. To win match first 2 in EXACT order
|12 + XXX||$25||$50||1 in 100|
Pick any 2 numbers. To win match last 2 in EXACT order
|XXX + 12||$25||$50||1 in 100|