Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Due to the government shutdown, the DC lottery is refusing to cash any winning lottery tickets starting October 12. The timeline is indefinite. Despite the payout delay, the DC Lottery is still selling tickets. Winning tickets can be cashed after the government reopens.
See Matt Twomey DC Lottery Winners Are Latest Shutdown Losers, CNBC, Oct. 11, 2013.
Special thanks to David S. Luber (Attorney at law, Florida Probate Attorney Wills and Estates Law Firm) for bringing this article to my attention.