And the (Jackpot) Climb Goes On

It’s hard to believe, but it’s here: Christmas! Or as close to it as Lotto Texas and Powerball are going to get!

December 22nd would be the last pre-Christmas drawing for both lotteries. The grand prizes still went unclaimed; Lotto Texas kept it classy with its now $9.25 million prize. Powerball, on the other hand, got wild, soaring upwards to $294 million!

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern made its 847th appearance with winning numbers 7, 8, 20, 38, 47, and 48.

This Pattern is commonly seen at many times of the year. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Given the 1614 Lotto Texas drawings to date, this Pattern has played 52.5% of the time. The {3-2-1} Pattern was last seen on December 15th, 2018.

Now with 119 appearances, the 2 1 3 Specific Order has played in roughly 14% of the 847 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1614 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 7.37% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the 2 1 3 Specific Order played on November 3rd, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Four-Number Combination of the evening was 7, 8, 47, and 48.

Spirited and near the top. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut in the January 14th, 2017 drawing.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 21, 28, 30, 40, 59, and PB 26, the {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 95th appearance.

A pretty common sighting, that {2-2-1-1} Pattern. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 336 Powerball drawings to date, this Pattern has played 28.3% of the time and was last seen December 1st, 2018.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order made its 39th appearance and has now played in 41.1% of the 95 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 336 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 11.6% of the time. Like the {2-2-1-1} Pattern, the [2-2-1-1] General Order played in the earlier-mentioned December 1st drawing.

Now with five appearances, the 0 2 2 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 12.8% of the 39 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 5.26% of the 95 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 336 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 1.49% of the time. We last saw the 0 2 2 0 1 1 Specific Order on June 10th, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Powerball continued to rule the night with three repeating Three-Number Combinations!

A single and a double decked in red. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com
  • 28, 30, 40 (Debuted April 2nd, 2016)
  • 28, 30, 59 (Debuted December 19th, 2015)
  • 40, 59, PB 26 (Debuted July 8th, 2017)

There are only two drawings for Lotto Texas and Powerball left in 2018. Will the year end with crazy-high jackpots?

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