The Powerball Three-Peat Special

November 17th belonged to Powerball, thanks to a Pattern three-peat! This helped propel the grand prize to $139 million. But first, we’re going to look at everyone’s favorite unassuming, plucky lottery Lotto Texas. There wasn’t a Pattern encore there, but the grand prize rose to a humble, respectable $6.25 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 2, 5, 8, 10, 31, and 36, the {4-2} Pattern made its 173rd appearance.

Keeping up the image of a quiet, humble lottery. Source:

Of the 1604 Lotto Texas drawings, this Pattern has played 10.8% of the time. The {4-2} Pattern was last seen October 6th, 2018.

Now with 36 appearances, the 4 2 0 Specific Order has played in 20.8% of the 173 drawings where {4-2} was the winning Pattern. This Specific Order has also played in 2.24% of all 1604 drawings. Prior to Saturday night, the 4 2 0 Specific Order played in the June 9th, 2018 drawing.

Four-Number Combination(s)

This uncommonly seen Pattern was not accompanied by repeating Four-Number Combinations.


General Lottery Analysis

The {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern three-peat was thanks to winning numbers 6, 8, 20, 52, 68, and PB 5, bringing the number of appearances up to 117.

A Pattern streak for {2-1-1-1-1}. Source:

Given that there have been 326 Powerball drawings to date, this Pattern has played 35.9% of the time.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order made its 31st appearance and has now played in 26.5% of the 117 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. When taking all 326 drawings into consideration, this General Order has played 9.51% of the time. We last saw the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order on October 13th, 2018.

Now with six appearances, the 2 1 0 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 19.4% of the 31 drawings where [2-1-1-1-1] was the General Order of the evening. This Specific Order has also played in 5.13% of the 117 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern, and in 1.84% of all 326 drawings. The 2 1 0 1 1 1 Specific Order previously played on December 27th, 2017.

Three-Number Combination(s)

Not only was there a Pattern three-peat, Powerball seized the night with two repeating Three-Number Combinations!

Cementing the night for Powerball! Source:

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and what better than Lotto Texas and Powerball to kick off the long weekend? Will the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern go for the “four-peat” Wednesday night, and will Lotto Texas continue to have fun with uncommonly-seen Patterns?

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