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WHAT: The D.C. Lottery will host a “Day at the Derby” event at the historic Union Station, to showcase Race2Riches monitor game and Triple Crown Tripler Promotion with two $250 prizes to be awarded to the best Derby Hat (Females) and the best GQ Derby Suit (Males).
WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Union Station West side of Main Hall
2 West/40 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20002
WHO: D.C. Lottery
BACKGROUND: On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, the D.C. Lottery will host a “Day at the Derby” event at Union Station; the only opportunity in town to play and win on a horse racing themed game for cash and prizes. The event will feature D.C. Lottery’sRace2Riches (R2R), an interactive horse racing game with the opportunity to win up to $1 Million.
The event is expected to draw hundreds of “Derby Day” players and will culminate with cash prizes for the best Derby hat and suit for two lucky winners. Attendees will engage in the excitement of horse racing in DC as the Washington Metropolitan area gears up for the nationally acclaimed 138th Preakness at Pimlico on May 18, 2013.
Founded in 1982, the D.C. Lottery is the District of Columbia Government agency that regulates the sale of gaming products and charitable gaming activities in the District of Columbia. Since its inception, the D.C. Lottery has awarded more than $3 billion in prizes, transferred more than $1.8 billion to the District’s General Fund, which supports essential services in the District, and has helped local nonprofits raise more than $123 million in support of social causes. Visit www.dclottery.com for detailed information about the D.C. Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board.