Washington DC

Gambling in The District of Columbia

Lottery: 18
Parimutuel: N/A
Casinos & Slot Machines: N/A
Charity Bingo & Pull Tabs: 18

The District of Columbia is not recognized as one of the 50 states. Instead it is considered a Federal District which is home to the top government officials. This district is found on a map between Maryland & Virginia. The region as a whole is actually smaller than Rhode Island and is only 68.3 square miles in total area. The District of Columbia is home to nearly 600,000 residents. Like the states, this region still has symbols that represent them such as the state bird which is a Wood Thrush, The flower which is an American Beauty Rose and A song which is The Star-Spangled Banner. The District of Columbia is also home to the President of The United States and is also known as Washington D.C.

Gambling Found in The District of Columbia

Surprisingly, The District of Columbia offers many different kinds of gambling. They do not however offer a casino or pari-mutuel race tracks. A state lottery is found here for players who are 18 and over to play games like Powerball, Hot Lotto, Mega Millions, DC3, DC4, DC5, Thoroughbred Derby, DC Keno Spin, DC Scratchers, DC Fast Play & iGaming DC. Players will also be able to participate in private bingo and charity events for money at age 18 as well. For those who would like to participate in casino gambling can take a short drive to Maryland for their favorite games.