When (Repeating) Combinations Attack

Lotto Texas and Powerball couldn’t be any more different than Mega Millions! As Mega Millions continued its rest, the two lotteries joined forces November 14th. How, you wonder? With the power of repeating Combinations, of course! Neither lottery saw a grand prize winner, and the jackpots rose to a respectable $6 million and $124 million, respectively. As is the nature of the lottery beast, it wasn’t just repeating Combinations we found under the hood!

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 21, 22, 36, 46, 48, and 49, the {3-3} Pattern made its 133rd appearance.

A not-so-common face. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Given that there have been 1603 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 8.30% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, this not-so-common Pattern played on May 23rd, 2018.

Now with 43 appearances, the 0 3 3 Specific Order has played in 32.3% of the 133 drawings where {3-3} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1603 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played in 2.68% of them. We last saw the 0 3 3 Specific Order on May 16th, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

There were two repeating Four-Number Combinations:

  • 21, 22, 46, 49 (Debuted December 22nd, 2012)
  • 21, 46, 48, 49 (Debuted February 5th, 2011)
Not alone today! Source: lotterytrend.com.

And what of Powerball? Was there an uncommonly seen Pattern there as well?

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Powerball took to the “Play the most common Pattern” approach. Not only that, but the 116th appearance of the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern was an encore! This time, the winning numbers were 7, 42, 49, 62, 69, and PB 23.

Can’t go wrong with an encore! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 325 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 35.7% of the time.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order made its 36th appearance and has now played in roughly 31% of the 116 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 325 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 11.1% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order played on September 29th, 2018.

Now with three appearances, the 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order has played in 8.33% of the 36 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 2.59% of the 116 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.92% of all 325 drawings. The 1 0 1 1 2 1 Specific Order previously played on February 25th, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Along for the ride were three repeating Three-Number Combinations:

A trio of Three-Number Combinations wrapped in an encore. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

The momentum for Powerball and Lotto Texas continues as we head into Saturday. Could Powerball’s {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern get a Pattern streak going, and could the {3-3} Pattern in Lotto Texas do the “unthinkable” and make an encore?

 

Big Things in “Small” Lotteries

Truthfully, none of the Big Three lotteries covered in this blog (Powerball, Lotto Texas, Mega Millions) are small. Yet, even among giants, there’s a “shorty”. Lotto Texas never seems to unleash monsters or enthrall nations with powerful spells. Despite being the smallest, it has its own quirks and is more than capable of throwing punches. After all, it did have a Pattern play eight times in a row!

There was nothing that grandiose November 10th. Nevertheless, Lotto Texas still had the biggest plays of the night, and with a jackpot now at $5.75 million, its respectable image was maintained. Powerball, notorious for being a powerhouse, crossed the $100 million threshold ($106 million), and largely kept to itself.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 16, 19, 37, 38, 40, and 54, the {4-1-1} Pattern made its 173rd appearance.

A lot of power in these numbers. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1602 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 10.8% of the time.

Now with 59 appearances, the 1 1 4 Specific Order has played in 34.1% of the 173 drawings where {4-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1602 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played in 3.67% of them.

Both the {4-1-1} Pattern and the 1 1 4 Specific Order played on October 24th, 2018.  Although the {3-2-1} Pattern streak was broken, a playback was just as dandy!

Four-Number Combination(s)

In addition to the playback, the repeating Four-Number Combination 37, 38, 40, and 54 made its second appearance.

Near the top of the heap. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut on July 27th, 2016.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 115th appearance with winning numbers 5, 29, 34, 53, 57, and PB 24.

A while yet before another nation-wide spell is cast. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given that there have been 324 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 35.5% of the time and was last seen on October 31st, 2018.

The [1-2-1-1-1] General Order has now played 30 times. This General Order has also now played in 26.1% of the 115 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 9.26% of all 324 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order played on October 10th, 2018.

Now with ten appearances, the 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 33.33% of the 30 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 8.70% of the 115 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 3.81% of all 324 drawings. The 1 0 2 1 1 1 Specific Order was last seen on January 17th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination of the evening was 5, 57, and PB 24.

The notion of a repeating Three-Number Combination was irresistible. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

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

So far, the only thing that has been consistent in November has been rising jackpots. Yet, a few of these nights have been accompanied by Pattern streaks, especially in Lotto Texas. Powerball did see its most common Pattern, and one tried and true method to stay on top is through Pattern streaks. Could Wednesday see an encore of either the {4-1-1} or {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern?

The Lottery Flare-Up

November 7th was quieter than Saturday night. However, it can be said that Lotto Texas owned the night once again. While its jackpot wasn’t anywhere as large as Powerball’s ($5.5. million vs. $92 million), Lotto Texas always finds a way to go big! Was there another similar spread?

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern firmly established its streak! With winning numbers 6, 9, 12, 31, 43, and 52, this Pattern has now played four times in a row. Most importantly, this Pattern has played in 841 Lotto Texas drawings.

The Pattern streak is {3-2-1}’s best friend. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1601 drawings to date, the {3-2-1} Pattern has played 52.5% of the time.

Now with 157 appearances, the 3 1 2 Specific Order has played in 18.7% of the 841 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1601 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 9.81% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the 3 1 2 Specific Order played on September 26th, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

There was no similar spread this time, but there was a repeating Three-Number Combination, one that hadn’t been seen in twelve years!

  • 6, 9, 31, 52 (Debuted June 21st, 2006)
Big things come in small packages! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 26, 28, 34, 42, 50, and PB 25, the {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 93rd appearance.

Powerball watches from the back. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 323 Powerball drawings to date, this Pattern has played 28.8% of the time, and was last seen September 8th, 2018.

With 37 appearances the [2-2-1-1] General Order has now played in 39.8% of the 93 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 323 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 11.5% of the time. We last saw the [2-2-1-1] General Order on August 22nd, 2018.

Now with two appearances, the 0 2 2 1 0 1 Specific Order has played in 5.41% of the 37 drawings where [2-2-1-1] was the General Order. This Specific Order has also been seen in 2.15% of the 93 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern, and in 0.62% of all 323 drawings. The 0 2 2 1 0 1 Specific Order made its debut in the September 7th, 2016 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

For the second night in a row, there were no repeating Four-Number Combinations.

Will the {3-2-1} Pattern streak continue Wednesday night, or will another Pattern take the spotlight? Will Powerball’s jackpot exceed $100 million?

1600 Ghosts

November 3rd belonged to Lotto Texas! This plucky little lottery reached a milestone of 1600 drawings with numbers 1-54. In addition to the grand prize rising to $5.25 million, there were other goodies that we can’t mention just yet. Powerball didn’t slouch either, with a prize now standing at $71 million.

What, exactly, allowed Lotto Texas to seize the night and what was special about Powerball?

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

In honor of 1600 drawings, the {3-2-1} Pattern went for the three-peat! The 840th appearance of this Pattern was thanks to winning numbers 8, 18, 20, 41, 42, and 46.

“Small” jackpot. Big surprises! Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Pattern has now played 52.5% of the time.

Now with 118 appearances, the 2 1 3 Specific Order has played in 14.1% of the 840 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1600 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 7.375% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the 2 1 3 Specific Order played on March 21st, 2018.

Similar Spread

You can’t go wrong celebrating a milestone with a similar spread! This happens when the differences between the numbers in two drawings are the same, but the orders of those numbers are different.

The spread for Saturday night was 10:02:21:01:04. This was similar to the spread that was seen on May 19th, 2010. The spread that night was 10:04:21:02:01 and the winning numbers were 7, 17, 21, 42, 44, and 45.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Two repeating Four-Number Combinations also appeared in honor of the Big 1600!

  • 8, 20, 41, 42 (Debuted September 16th, 2009)
  • 18, 20, 41, 42 (Debuted October 29th, 2016)
Commemorative repeating Four-Number Combinations! Source: lotterytrend.com.

 

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 15, 21, 24, 32, 65, and PB 11, the {3-1-1-1} Pattern made its 66th appearance.

Keeping a level head. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given that there have been 322 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 20.5% of the time and was last seen October 24th, 2018.

The [3-1-1-1] General Order has now appeared in 18 drawings. This General Order has now played in 27.3% of the 66 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 5.59% of all 322 drawings. We last saw the [3-1-1-1] General Order on September 26th, 2018.

Saturday night saw the debut of the 0 3 1 0 1 1 Specific Order! This Specific Order has now played in 5.56% of the 18 drawings where the General Order was [3-1-1-1]. It has also played in 1.52% of the 66 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.31% of all 322 drawings.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were no repeating Three-Number Combinations this time.

Things are off to a busy start for November, although not nearly as crazy as last month! Will the momentum of the {3-2-1} Pattern streak continue to build in Lotto Texas? Could there be a {3-1-1-1} Pattern encore in Wednesday’s Powerball?

The Spell Has Been Broken

Lotto Texas held steady with a quaint, but desirable, $15.25 million.

Powerball, on the other hand, was explosive. For months, Powerball had been amassing great power, and it took a player in Iowa and another in New York to take it down October 27th. With the prize now claimed, Powerball got knocked back down to a more “normal” $40 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} General Order made its 838th appearance with winning numbers 5, 11, 29, 31, 32, and 54.

Staying classy. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1598 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played in 52.4% of them and was last seen on October 20th, 2018.

Now with 137 appearances, the 2 3 1 Specific Order has played in 16.3% of the 838 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1598 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 8.57% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the 2 3 1 Specific Order played on October 3rd, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

There was a repeating Four-Number Combination, just not in Lotto Texas.

That was not a typo.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern was the tool that brought Powerball down to size, with winning numbers 8, 12, 13, 19, 27, and PB 4.

The beginning of something bombastic. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Unlike the {3-2-1} Pattern in Lotto Texas, this one is not very common. With 21 appearances, and 320 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has now played 6.57% of the time. This {3-2-1} Pattern previously played in the July 11th, 2018 drawing.

The [3-2-1] General Order made its 11th appearance and has now played in 52.4% of the 21 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 320 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 3.44% of the time. The [3-2-1] General Order played alongside the {3-2-1} Pattern in the earlier-mentioned July 11th drawing.

Now with two appearances, the 3 2 0 0 0 1 Specific Order has played in 18.1% of the eleven drawings where [3-2-1] was the General Order. This Specific Order has also played in 9.52% of the 21 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. Finally, when taking all 320 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 0.625% of the time. The 3 2 0 0 0 1 Specific Order made its debut on April 18th, 2018.

Four-Number Combination

If Powerball was going to go down, it was going to go out with a bang! The lone repeating Four (yes, four!)-Number Combination of the evening was 8, 13, 27, and PB 4.

More to it than a repeating Four-Number Combination! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Combination made its debut in the November 25th, 2017 drawing.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Naturally, nestled in that repeating Four-Number Combination were four repeating Three-Number Combinations:

  • 13, 27, PB 4
  • 8, 27, PB 4
  • 8, 13, PB 4
  • 8, 13, 27
The red guy is the only one not associated with “anyone” else. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

And naturally, these debuted November 25th, 2017.

There was one other repeating Three-Number Combination, and that was 8, 19, and 27. This Combination debuted in the January 13th, 2016 drawing.

All the lotteries have been brought back down to Earth right before Halloween. The only freaky things to worry about, if they could ever be called that, are encores, Australia Plays, and playbacks. Could either of these make an appearance, or will Halloween be a quiet evening?

The Strengthening Spell

One down. One to go.

Powerball’s spell tightened its hold on the land October 24th. The prize rose to $750 million! Lotto Texas received a boost as well, climbing to $14.5 million. Although it may be the “runt” of the lotteries, it more than held its own.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {4-1-1} Pattern made its 172nd appearance with winning numbers 15, 32, 37, 43, 50, and 54.

“Small” jackpot. Big numbers. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Given that there have been 1597 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 10.8% of the time.

Now with 58 appearances, the 1 1 4 Specific Order has played in 33.7% of the 172 drawings where {4-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1597 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 3.63% of the time.

Both the {4-1-1} Pattern and the 1 1 4 Specific Order played together in the August 22nd, 2018 drawing. Seeing a playback in action more than makes up for a “tiny” prize!

Four-Number Combination(s)

Lotto Texas was also able to stand toe-to-toe with Powerball thanks to repeating Four-Number Combination 15, 37, 43, and 50.

Playin’ with the big boys. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination debuted on May 21st, 2016.

 

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Powerball’s method of attack was the {3-1-1-1} Pattern encore. Fresh from this past Saturday, it proved useful enough for the spell to be cast once more. This time, the winning numbers were 3, 21, 45, 53, 56, and PB 22.

Play it again, {3-1-1-1} Pattern. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Pattern has now played 65 times and given that there have been 319 Powerball drawings, it has played in 20.4% of them.

The [1-1-3-1] General Order took a cue from the {3-1-1-1} Pattern and made an encore appearance as well! With 31 appearances, this General Order has played in 47.7% of the 65 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 319 drawings into consideration, this General Order played 9.72% of the time.

Now with three appearances, the 1 1 0 3 0 1 Specific Order has played in 9.68% of the 31 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-3-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.62% of the 65 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Finally, when taking all 319 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 0.94% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the 1 1 0 3 0 1 Specific Order played on May 20th, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

A helping of repeating Three-Number Combination never hurt, right? The Combination was 45, 53, 56, and it debuted in the March 24th, 2018 drawing.

More repeating Combination madness! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

The weekend is close at hand, and Halloween is not that far behind. Will Powerball amass more power Saturday night, or will the spell be broken?

Going Big(ger) (or Lotto Texas & Powerball in “Jackpot Happy”)

October is an active month, indeed. Football season is in full swing, post-season baseball games are taking place (Will the ‘stros make it to the World Series again?), not to mention Halloween being right around the corner. If you also read the Mega Millions blog posts, then you know about the monster lurking about there. Now, I don’t mean to alarm you, but another monster was spotted October 13th. The grand prize for Powerball shot up to $345 million! Lotto Texas may be the “runt” with its $11.75 million jackpot, but it had the most impactful attacks of the evening.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern was loved so much after showing up October 10th that it was invited back. This encore, and the 835th appearance of the Pattern, was thanks to winning numbers 14, 19, 30, 42, 47, and 51.

A Pattern encore is just one attack. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1594 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 52.4% of the time.

Now with 149 appearances, the 1 2 3 Specific Order has played in 17.8% of the 835 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern and in 9.35% of all 1594 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, this Specific Order played on September 15th, 2018.

Similar Spread

Lotto Texas went straight for the jugular with a similar spread. The spread for Saturday night was 05:11:12:05:04, which was similar to what was seen on October 4th, 2006. That night, the winning numbers were 1, 13, 18, 22, 27, and 38, with a spread of 12:05:04:05:11. Notice that although the differences between numbers were the same, the orders were different.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Of course, what accents the impact of a Pattern encore more than a repeating Four-Number Combination? The Combination of the evening was 14, 30, 47, and 51, which made its debut in the February 20th, 2013 drawing.

Pile on with a repeating Four-Number Combination! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Powerball took a note from the Lotto Texas playbook and played its most commonly seen Pattern again. Except here, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made a three-peat. With winning numbers 11, 14, 32, 43, 65, and PB 15, this Pattern made its 113th appearance.

Propelling Powerball sky high. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 316 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played in 35.8% of them.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order made its 30th appearance and has now played in 26.5% of the 113 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 9.49% of all 316 drawings and was last seen on August 4th, 2018.

Now with five appearances, the 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 16.667% of the 30 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also appeared in 4.42% of the 113 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 316 drawings into consideration, the 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order has played 1.58% of the time. This Specific Order was last seen in the earlier-mentioned August 4th, 2018 drawing alongside the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were no repeating Three-Number Combinations. Powerball felt that the Pattern encore, and the crazy-large jackpot, were enough damage.

As the daytime hours wane, and the days (hopefully) continue to get cooler, the grand prizes continue to reach monumental heights. Will either the {2-1-1-1-1} or {3-2-1} Patterns make another repeat appearance Wednesday night and could one of those repeats allow at least one person to obtain a monstrous jackpot?

Lottery Wednesday Warmup

As things (finally) cooled down for us in Houston, things started heating up in the lottery world October 10th. Once again, the grand prizes for Lotto Texas and Powerball had yet to be won. Wednesday night, they rose to $11.25 million and $314 million, respectively. In a complete 180 of what we saw last time, rising jackpots were not the highlight of the evening.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-2-1} Pattern made its 834th appearance with winning numbers 10, 22, 27, 32, 47, and 51.

{3-2-1} is king of the Lotto Texas hill. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1593 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played in 52.4% of them and was last seen on October 3rd, 2018.

Now with 126 appearances, the 1 3 2 Specific Order has played in 15.1% of the 834 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 1593 drawings into consideration, this Pattern has played 7.91% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the 1 3 2 Specific Order played on September 19th, 2018.

Four-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Four-Number Combination of the evening was 22, 27, 32, and 47.

Bottom of the table, but tops in appearances. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut in the September 30th, 2006 drawing. Will another twelve years pass before this Combination plays again?

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

Powerball was where most of the action was. In addition to a crazy-high grand prize, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made an encore! The 112th appearance of the Pattern was marked by winning numbers 8, 23, 27, 42, 60, and PB 7.

Warm up with a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern encore! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Given that there have been 315 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 35.6% of the time and previously played on October 6th, 2018.

Along for the encore ride was the [1-2-1-1-1] General Order, which made its 29th appearance. This General Order has now played in 25.9% of the 112 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 9.21% of all 315 drawings. Could it be that a playback was on the horizon?

Now with five appearances, the 1 2 1 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 17.2% of the 29 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.46% of the 112 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.59% of all 315 drawings. A playback wasn’t meant to be. The 1 2 1 0 1 1 Specific Order previously played on July 26th, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The repeating Three-Number Combination of the evening was 8, 27, and 60.

A special repeating Three-Number Combination. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Combination made its debut on October 5th, 2016. Now, this isn’t an ordinary repeat. One, this Combination debuted two years ago (give or take a few days), and, the 1 2 1 0 1 1 Specific Order played that night too! That night, the winning numbers were 8, 18, 27, 29, 60, and PB 15.

Are more Pattern encores on the horizon? Will the grand prizes rise once more after Saturday’s drawing?

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?

The End-of-Month Hop-Along

September is over. The beach towels have been replaced with textbooks, the flip flops for shoes, and the holiday decorations are starting to come out in full force. In the lottery world, Lotto Texas and Powerball had their last drawings for the month September 29th. Their grand prizes rose once again, and now stand at $9 million and $229 million, respectively. Saturday night was also a good one for lovers of Australia Plays and (repeating) Combinations.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 4, 11, 26, 34, 38, and 43, the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order made their 222nd appearance.

Another Australia Play, one week later. Source: lotterytrend.com.

Of the 1590 Lotto Texas drawings, an Australia Play has taken place in 14% of them. An Australia Play was last seen exactly one week ago, in the September 22nd, 2018 drawing.

Four-Number Combination(s)

Bounding alongside the Australia Play was the repeating Four-Number Combination 11, 34, 38, and 43.

Hoppin’ on top. Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Combination made its debut in the September 8th, 2010 drawing.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern remained the most commonly seen Pattern with winning numbers 9, 17, 34, 59, 64, and PB 22. This Pattern has now played 110 times.

No Australia Play here. Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Of the 312 Powerball drawings, this Pattern has played 35.3% of the time and was last seen September 12th, 2018.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order made its 35th appearance and has now played in 31.8% of the 110 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. This General Order has also played in 11.2% of all 312 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, the [1-1-1-2-1] General Order accompanied the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern in the earlier-mentioned September 12th drawing.

Now with ten appearances, the 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order has played in 28.6% of the 35 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 9.09% of the 110 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 312 drawings into consideration, this Specific Order has played 3.21% of the time. The 1 1 1 0 2 1 Specific Order previously played on June 27th, 2018.

Three-Number Combination(s)

The lone repeating Three-Number Combination of the evening was 9, 17, 64.

More repeating Combination madness! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

This Combination debuted on February 11th, 2017.

October is right around the corner and there has yet to be a grand prize winner for either Lotto Texas or Powerball. Likewise, neither lottery is starting the month with a Pattern streak. Will either lottery see an encore, or even see a grand prize winner, in Wednesday’s drawing?