May Mega Millions Grow Ever Larger

Cinco de Mayo, like St. Patrick’s Day, is a holiday that’s bigger in the United States than in its country of origin (Mexico and Ireland, respectively). Large celebrations that may or may not involve tacos, but a lot of drinking, are a highlight. This year, Cinco de Mayo coincided with a Mega Millions drawing!

Although Mega Millions didn’t start the month with a Pattern three-peat, and this past Tuesday night was “encoreless”, this lottery continued to have the largest jackpot out of The Big Three. If you recall, these are Lotto Texas, Powerball, and Mega Millions, the star of today’s post. A lack of grand prize winners meant more money to be won in a future drawing. The jackpot grew to $231 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The May 5, 2020 Mega Millions drawings saw the 156th appearance of the {2-2-1-1} Pattern, with winning numbers 7, 13, 17, 21, 45 and MB 14.

Yet another Pattern to spice it up! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

This Pattern has now played in 27.7% of the 564 drawings and was last seen April 21, 2020.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order, now with 51 appearances, has played in 32.7% of the 156 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 564 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.04% of the time. Prior to Tuesday night, the [2-2-1-1] General Order played March 24, 2020.

Now with six appearances, the 2 2 0 1 0 1 Specific Order has played in 11.8% of the 51 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 3.85% of the 156 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.06% of all 564 drawings. The 2 2 0 1 0 1 Specific Order was last seen August 16, 2019.

Three-Number Combination(s)

There were two repeating Three-Number Combinations:

Accompanied by a duo of Combinations. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Will Friday night see an encore from the {2-2-1-1} Pattern?

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