On the Road to $1 Billion

One September evening, there was a Mega Millions jackpot. Being worth $20 million, it was the leftover seed from a previously claimed jackpot. This was the nature of Mega Millions.

Over the months, the jackpot grew larger and stronger. Word of the jackpot’s size, and difficulty winning it, spread far and wide. As more got into the lottery playing spirit, the harder it got to bring down the Mega Millions prize. Add January 15, 2021 as yet another night when players got thwarted once again. As a result, the prize rose to $850 million.

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 3, 11, 12, 38, 43 and MB 15, the {3-1-1-1} Pattern made its 120th appearance.

Continuing to nourish the Mega Millions jackpot! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

There have now been 637 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 18.8% of the time. We last saw the {3-1-1-1} Pattern January 5, 2021.

The [3-1-1-1] General Order, now with 47 appearances, has played in 39.2% of the 120 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 637 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 7.38% of the time. Prior to Friday night, the [3-1-1-1] General Order played November 13, 2020.

Now with three appearances, the 3 0 1 1 0 1 Specific Order has played in 6.38% of the 47 drawings where the General Order was [3-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 2.5% of the 120 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.47% of all 637 drawings. We last saw the 3 0 1 1 0 1 Specific Order January 14, 2020.

Three-Number Combinations

A trio of repeating Three-Number Combinations made things a bit more interesting!

  • 11, 43, MB 15 (Debuted June 30, 2015)
  • 12, 38, MB 15 (Debuted May 23, 2014)
  • 3, 12, MB 15 (Debuted November 21, 2014)
Even more repeating Three-Number Combinations! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Will the Mega Millions jackpot in fact reach $1 billion?

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