How to Play

How to Play

Enter DC Lottery’s POWERBALL First Millionaire of the Year 2nd Chance contest from September 1, 2022 thru September, 30 2022.

It’s easy to play! Purchase any amount of Powerball (there is no qualifying purchase amount) and enter the 2nd chance contest code on the bottom of your ticket at for your chance to win! Powerball is available at all retail locations. Both winning and non-winning tickets are eligible.

Cancelled tickets are not eligible. Purchase must be on one bet slip. One web code per purchase.

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Draws and Prizes

Start Date End Date Draw Date Prize

On October 4, 2022, a drawing will occur which will select four (4) winners. All four (4) winners will receive a “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve VIP Experience” prize package valued at $20,000 which includes:

- A four-day, three-night trip for two (2) people to New York City, NY from December 29, 2022, to January 1, 2023.

- Round-trip, airline transportation for two (2) people from major airport nearest winner’s city to New York, NY.

- Three (3) nights’ hotel accommodations at a first-class Times Square hotel.

- Two (2) tickets to a welcome dinner on December 29, 2022.

- Two (2) tickets for an exclusive entertainment experience (e.g., Broadway show, holiday dinner cruise on the Hudson River, etc.) on December 30, 2022.

- Two (2) tickets for an exclusive New Year’s Eve dinner and party.

- Two (2) gift bags, each with a retail value of at least Three Hundred Fifty Dollars ($350).

- Meals covered (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) while in NYC.

 - Spending money in the amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) in the form of a pre-loaded gift card.

 -Ground transportation to and from airports, hotel, and activities in NYC.

Each of the four winners selected will also participate in the Grand Prize Drawing for the opportunity to be the first Powerball millionaire of 2023 on New Year’s Day during the Dick Clark’s Rocking New Year’s Eve live TV broadcast.