The Golden Lottery Spectacle

After two weeks of triumph, defeat, and spectacle, the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have come to an end. With the flame extinguished, it’s back to life in the “new normal”. That is until next year, when Beijing hosts the 2022 Winter Olympic Games and Paris hosts the Summer 2024 games. Hopefully by next summer the crowds will return!

Meanwhile, the lotteries put on a grand display of their own. August 7, 2021 was when the {3-2-1} Pattern showed off for the third time in Lotto Texas, and an Australia Play ruled Powerball. More importantly, both lotteries saw a boon in their jackpots. Lotto Texas hit the $10 million checkpoint, and Powerball ascended to $241 million.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

With winning numbers 2, 11, 15, 25, 42 and 49, the {3-2-1} Pattern made its 996th appearance.

Is a {3-2-1} Pattern streak on the horizon? Source: lotterytrend.com.

There have now been 1888 Lotto Texas drawings, and thanks to a three-peat, the {3-2-1} Pattern ahs now played 52.8% of the time. We last saw this Pattern in the August 4, 2021 drawing.

Now with 188 appearances, the 3 1 2 Specific Order has played in 18.9% of the 996 drawings where {3-2-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 1888 drawings have been taken into consideration, this Specific Order has played 9.96% of the time. Prior to Saturday night, the 3 1 2 Specific Order played July 17, 2021.

Four-Number Combinations

A couple of repeating Four-Number Combinations added extra flair:

  • 15, 25, 42, 49 (Debuted July 25, 2020)
  • 11, 15, 42, 49 (Debuted February 28, 2009)
A welcome addition! Source: lotterytrend.com.

Powerball

General Lottery Analysis

The 32nd Powerball-brand Australia Play was thanks to winning numbers 7, 24, 36, 54, 60 and PB 23.

Keeping it classy with an Australia Play! Source: lotterytrend-powerball.com.

With 610 Powerball drawings out of the way, that means the {1-1-1-1-1-1} Pattern, [1-1-1-1-1-1] General Order, and the 1 1 1 1 1 1 Specific Order have played 5.25% of the time. An Australia Play was last seen July 7, 2021.

Three-Number Combinations  

No repeating Three-Number Combinations were present Saturday night.

Will either the {3-2-1} Pattern or Powerball’s Australia Play return Wednesday night?

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