The Mega Millions Christmas Encore

Hope everyone is having a happy holiday season! It’s hard to believe, but 2020 is almost over! Before we can finally cast this year out to the wolves, we must endure a few more days.

Mega Millions and holiday specials helped make Christmas 2020 more bearable. Classics galore provided the on-screen entertainment while the lottery went to work enticing players far and wide with the possibility of becoming crazy-rich. Hundreds of millions of dollars awaited anyone who could capture the beastly jackpot. The beast got away and grew to $376 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern encore was made possible by winning numbers 17, 23, 36, 69, 70 and MB 19. This Pattern has now played 172 times.

Sticking with the familiar on Christmas Day! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

There have now been 631 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 27.3% of the time. We last saw the {2-2-1-1} Pattern December 22, 2020.

The [2-1-2-1] General Order, now with 53 appearances, has played in 30.8% of the 172 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 631 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 8.40% of the time.

Now with five appearances, the 0 2 1 0 2 1 Specific Order has played in 9.43% of the 53 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 2.91% of the 172 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.79% of all 631 drawings.

Both the [2-1-2-1] General Order and the 0 2 1 0 2 1 Specific Order played September 15, 2020.

Three-Number Combinations

A trio of repeating Three-Number Combinations made their presence known:

  • 17, 23, 36 (Debuted November 22, 2013)
  • 23, 69, MB 13 (Debuted December 3, 2019)
  • 17, 36, 70 (Debuted March 27, 2015)
Repeating Three-Number Combinations to make the season bright! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Will the jackpot continue to grow as we say goodbye (and good riddance) to 2020?

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