The Date That Binds

October is strange. The early part of the month is about autumn finding its legs in the Northern Hemisphere. So far, it has either been a continuation of summer or, if we ask our friends up in western Canada, a complete jump-over into winter. October 3rd was a sticky night not only in Houston, but in Lotto Texas and Powerball, too. Another lottery night meant another night where the grand prizes rose. Right now, they stand at $9.75 million and $253 million, respectively. The Patterns, although wildly different on the surface, had something in common, and not just raising the jackpot.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 12, 14, 28, 32, 34, and 52, the {3-2-1} Pattern made its 833rd appearance.

833 times and still charming. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1591 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 52.4% of the time and was last seen on September 26th, 2018.

Now with 136 appearances, the 2 3 1 Specific Order has played in 16.3% of the 833 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. This Specific Order has also played in 8.55% of all 1591 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the 2 3 1 Specific Order played on August 29th, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

There were three repeating Four-Number Combinations, running the gamut from the early aughts to almost four years ago!

  • 12, 14, 34, 52 (Debuted July 18th, 2001)
  • 14, 28, 34, 52 (Debuted October 17th, 2007)
  • 12, 14, 28, 34 (Debuted November 15th, 2014)
Seeing red is a good thing.
Source: lotterytrend.com.

Truly, Wednesday night was a good night for repeating Four-Number Combination lovers.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-1-1-1} Pattern made its 63rd appearance with winning numbers 41, 53, 59, 63, 66, and PB 3.

A subtle link to Lotto Texas.
Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given that there have been 313 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 20.1% of the time. Like the {3-2-1} Pattern in Lotto Texas, the {3-1-1-1} Pattern played on September 26th, 2018.

The [1-1-3-1] General Order made its 29th appearance and has now played in about 46% of the 63 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 313 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 9.27% of the time. The [1-1-3-1] General Order was last seen on September 19th, 2018.

Now with three appearances, the 0 0 1 1 3 1 Specific Order has played in 10.3% of the 29 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-3-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 3.76% of the 63 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Finally, when looking at all 313 drawings, this Specific Order has played 0.96% of the time. The last time we saw the 0 0 1 1 3 1 Specific Order was two years ago! More specifically, in the August 13th, 2016 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Amidst the madness was a single repeating Three-Number Combination:

Early bird. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

The daytime hours are shrinking, and at least one jackpot is heading for the stratosphere. Will it be a Pattern encore that helps someone become rich beyond his or her wildest dreams Saturday night, or will the jackpots grow once more?

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