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DC Lottery can't pay winners until shutdown ends

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WASHINGTON -

If you play the lottery in the District and win - you won't be able to collect right away.

D.C. Lottery can't pay winnings until the federal government reopens.
         
You can still purchase tickets at lottery retailers in the District, you'll just have to wait until Congress can reach a deal to see your cash.

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