Q: What are the prizes available for the Neighborhoods’ Second Chance contest?

A: There are two prizes available. A drawing for $25,000 will take place on 9/21/17. The drawing for the $500,000 Grand Prize will take place on 4/26/18.

Q: How do I win the $25,000 prize?

A: The Neighborhoods scratcher game was introduced with 12 neighborhoods (Capitol Hill, Brookland, Georgetown, Anacostia, Adams Morgan, H Street, Chinatown, Woodley Park, Fort Dupont, Petworth, Southwest Waterfront, and U Street). You will receive ONE entry into the $25,000 drawing for every completed Neighborhoods game board. A completed game board contains one of each of the 12 neighborhoods mentioned above. Your player account will track entry codes entered and monitor your Neighborhoods game board.

Q: How do I win the $500,000 Grand Prize?

A: To win the $500,000 Grand Prize, enter the entry code found by scratching the bottom of your ticket into the Neighborhoods’ Second Chance website. Your player account will track entry codes entered.

Q: How do I enter the 2nd Chance Contest?

A: To enter the 2nd Chance Contest, you must be a member of the DC Lottery Players’ Club. Register Now !

Q: Is my winning scratcher ticket eligible for a 2nd Chance Contest entry?

A: No, winning scratcher tickets are not valid for entry into a 2nd Chance Contest. All non-winning DC Neighborhoods scratcher tickets are eligible for entry.

Q: Do I need to hold onto my ticket to claim a 2nd Chance Contest prize?

A: No, you do not need your ticket to claim a 2nd Chance Contest prize.

Q: Can I entry a drawing more than once?

A: Of course! You may enter any drawing as many times as you wish; however, each entry requires the use of a separate qualified scratch ticket.

Q: Can I delete an entry?

A: No. Entries are locked in at the time they are submitted.

Q: What are my chances of winning a prize in the 2nd Chance Contest Drawing?

A: Your odds of winning will vary, based on the total number of entries that are received for a drawing and the total number of entries that you have submitted.

Q: Can I participate if I don’t live in DC?

A: Yes.

Q: Where do I find the entry required to complete an entry?

A: Look for the entry code on the bottom right-hand corner on the front of the ticket and enter the code to complete your entry. The amount of codes entered may vary depending on the contest requirement.

Q: How can I contact you if I have a problem or question about the 2nd Chance Contest?

A: Please use the Contact Us form to send your comments or questions, or you can call 202-645-8000 between the hours of 8:00am-4:30pm.