The Proud, the Stubborn

September 26, 2020 featured strong showings from both Lotto Texas and Powerball. Having been on top for the past 1.5 weeks, Lotto Texas wasn’t ready to give that up! The players were thwarted once again, and the jackpot hit $47 million.

Meanwhile, Powerball also saw a jackpot boost. The prize jumped from $25 million to $34 million, closing the gap between the two lotteries.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {3-3} Pattern made its 142nd appearance with winning numbers 6, 11, 13, 22, 29 and 32.

Keeping Lotto Texas on top (for now)! Source:

This Pattern has now played in 7.90% of the 1798 Lotto Texas drawings and was last seen August 5, 2020.

Now with 44 appearances, the 3 3 0 Specific Order has played in 31% of the 142 drawings where {3-3} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1798 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 2.45% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the 3 3 0 Specific Order played August 7, 2019.

Four-Number Combinations

Lotto Texas was so content that repeating Four-Number Combinations weren’t necessary.


General Lottery Analysis

Powerball’s jackpot boost got a little help from a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern streak! With winning numbers 11, 21, 27, 36, 62 and PB 24, this Pattern played for the fourth time in a row. Saturday night also marked the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern’s 200th appearance.

And the Pattern streak continues! Source:

There have now been 520 Powerball drawings, and this Pattern has played 38.5% of the time. Recall that the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern was last seen September 23, 2020.

The [1-2-1-1-1] General Order, now with 50 appearances, has played in 25% of the 200 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 520 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 20% of the time. The [1-2-1-1-1] General Order was last seen August 29, 2020.

Now with 11 appearances, the 1 2 1 0 1 1 Specific Order has played in 22% of the 50 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 5.5% of the 200 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 2.12% of all 520 drawings. We last saw the 1 2 1 0 1 1 Specific Order in the March 7, 2020 drawing.

Three-Number Combinations

 A trio of repeating Three-Number Combinations also came to Powerball’s aid:

A bout of repeating Three-Number Combos! Source:

Given the current rate things are going, it won’t be much longer before Powerball has the largest jackpot. Lotto Texas will either have to start seeing larger jackpot increases or will have to get reacquainted to not being top dog. Will Powerball’s dream come true soon?

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