That’s 202 Million Points for “Joisey”

Nothing lasts forever. What goes up must come down. What do these clichés have to do with Mega Millions? Everything.

These fine clichés applied to Mega Millions this past Tuesday night. Thanks to a single player from New Jersey, the current cycle of a rising jackpot came to an end. In turn, the prize money up for grabs reset to $40 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The win of February 11th, 2020 was made possible by the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern. With winning number 4, 6, 32, 52, 64, and MB 6, this Pattern has now played 237 times.

Putting the kibosh on a rising jackpot. Source:

There have now been 540 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has now played 43.9% of the time.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order, now with 62 appearances, has played in 26.2% of the 237 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 540 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 11.5% of the time.

Prior to Tuesday night, both the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern and the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order played February 7th, 2020.

Now with 19 appearances, the 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order has played in 30.6% of the 62 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 8.02% of the 237 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 3.52% of all 540 drawings. The 2 0 1 1 1 1 Specific Order was last seen November 19th, 2019.

Three-Number Combination(s)

To add to the insanity, there were two repeating Three-Number Combinations!

Repeating Three-Number Combination cluster! Source:

Even though a massive jackpot has been won, there’s still the matter of the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern. Will it be cheeky enough to come back for an encore Friday night?

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