May 3rd With a Side of Repeating Combinations

Well, after a festive weekend, it wouldn’t seem out of the ordinary for Lotto Texas and Powerball to mellow out. Of course, that didn’t mean there weren’t any big plays on May 10, 2017. Far from it, in fact. Wednesday night’s results in both lotteries made a call back to the recent past.  As in, “Last week” recent past.

Lotto Texas

No, the {4-1-1} Pattern did not make an encore appearance. However, the {4-2} Pattern, having played exactly one week prior in the May 3rd drawing, made its 163rd appearance. The winning numbers were 21, 23, 27, 31, 38, and 46.

Winning Texas Lottery numbers. From

This Pattern has now played in 11.3% of the 1445 Lotto Texas drawings.

How exciting it would’ve been if everything in Lotto Texas had previously played in May 3rd’s drawing! Alas, that was not so. The 0 4 2 Specific Order, now with 32 appearances, was last seen in the February 11, 2017 drawing. This Specific Order has now played in 19.6% of the 163 drawings where the {4-2} Pattern has appeared, and 2.21% of all 1445 drawings.

The biggest draw of the evening in Lotto Texas was the repeat appearances of two Four-Number Combinations. These Combinations were

  • 23, 31, 38, and 46 (Debuted December 18, 2010) and
  • 21, 23, 27, and 38 (Debuted February 11, 2009)
Repeating Four-Number Combinations are highlighted in red boxes. From


As it was in Lotto Texas, the Pattern was the only callback to May 3rd.  The 51st appearance of the {2-2-1-1} Pattern was due to winning numbers 29, 31, 46, 56, 62, and PB 8.

Winning Powerball numbers. From

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern has played in 30.5% of the 167 Powerball drawings.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order made its 19th appearance, and was last seen in the February 4, 2017 drawing. With that said, this General Order has played in 37.3% of the 51 drawings where the {2-2-1-1} Pattern has appeared, and in 11.4% of all Powerball drawings.

Making its second appearance, the 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order has now played in 10.5% of the 19 drawings where the [2-2-1-1] General Order has appeared, 3.92% of the 51 drawings where the {2-2-1-1} Pattern has appeared, and in approximately 1.2% of all 167 drawings. The 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order made its debut in the September 28, 2016 drawing.

There were no repeating Three-Number Combinations.

Will there be a Pattern encore in either Lotto Texas or Powerball? Will a Specific Order make its debut?

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