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The most wonderful time of year has come. Move over Christmas, it’s summertime! No more pencils, no more (Chrome)books. No more teachers’ dirty looks!

Lotto Texas and Powerball sensed the buzz of summer vacation and graduations and went hog wild. May 26, 2021 was a night of uncommon Patterns, wild plays, and rising jackpots. Lotto Texas, normally the “quiet and assuming” lottery, continued to embrace boldness, growing to $18.25 million. Meanwhile, Powerball leapt to $233 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

The {5-1} Pattern made its 65th appearance with 1, 2, 5, 11, 17 and 39.

Keeping it lively with an uncommon Pattern! Source: lotterytrend.com.

This Pattern has now played in 3.47% of the 1867 Lotto Texas drawings and was last seen September 12, 2020.

Now with six appearances, the 5 0 1 Specific Order has played in 9.23% of the 65 drawings where {5-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1867 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has also played 0.32% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the 5 0 1 Specific Order played March 28, 2020.

Four-Number Combinations

Repeating Four-Number Combination 2, 5, 11 and 39 debuted December 31, 2016.

A dash of repeating Four-Number Combination! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 2, 8, 21, 34, 62 and PB 16, the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern made its 224th appearance.

There’s more to these numbers than meets the eye…Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

There have now been 589 Powerball drawings, and this Pattern has played 38% of the time. We last saw the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern May 12, 2021.

The [2-1-1-1-1] General Order, now with 59 appearances, has played in 26.3% of the 224 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 589 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 10% of the time. Prior to Wednesday night, the [2-1-1-1-1] General Order played April 3, 2021.

Now with 17 appearances, the 2 1 1 0 1 1 Specific Order played in 28.8% of the 59 drawings where the General Order was [2-1-1-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 7.59% of the 224 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 2.89% of all 589 drawings. The 2 1 1 0 1 1 Specific Order was last seen March 20, 2021.

Wait a minute, you wonder. What’s the big deal about this {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern? Well, for starters, it prevented a {2-2-1-1} Pattern streak. There was also, get this, a repeating Four-Number Combination!

Four-Number Combination

Repeating Four-Number Combination 2, 8, 21 and PB 16 debuted May 23, 2020.

A lone repeating Four-Number Combination in Powerball! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

Three-Number Combinations  

Naturally, four repeating Three-Number Combinations spilled out:

  • 2, 8, 21
  • 2, 8, PB 16
  • 8, 21, PB 16
  • 2, 21, PB 16

And, of course, these guys debuted in the earlier-mentioned May 23 drawing.

A sea of repeating Four-Number Combinations! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

What mischief will Lotto Texas and Powerball get up to Saturday night? Will Lotto Texas continue to embrace its wild side, and will the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern make an encore?

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