Code of the District of Columbia

§ 36–601.14. Operation of daily numbers games.

The Office shall operate and conduct a daily numbers game. The proceeds of the sale of tickets shall be deposited in the Fund from which prizes shall be paid in the manner specified in § 3-1312. The Chief Financial Officer shall authorize daily numbers games sales agents to distribute monies from the Fund to holders of winning tickets pursuant to regulations established by the Chief Financial Officer. The Chief Financial Officer may provide by regulation for the payment of prizes to winners directly by licensed agents.


(Mar. 10, 1981, D.C. Law 3-172, § 4, 27 DCR 4736; Oct. 8, 2016, D.C. Law 21-160, § 7072(n), 63 DCR 10775; May 3, 2019, D.C. Law 22-312, § 2(b), 66 DCR 1402.)

Prior Codifications

2001 Ed., § 3-1314

1981 Ed., § 2-2514.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 3-1316.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) amendment of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-312, see § 7177 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) amendment of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-312, see § 7177 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).