Mega Millions’ Pre-Thanksgiving Three-peat

The smell of Thanksgiving is in the air! Whether you’re prepping for the big feast or plan to travel and let someone else do the prepping (we won’t tell), there’s no doubt that many are looking forward to the long weekend. What’s more is that many restrictions have been lifted, which helps make the holiday season feel more like, well, the holidays!

Mega Millions prepared for Thanksgiving the one way it knew how: By throwing in a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern three-peat. Tuesday night’s play led to the jackpot rising to $94 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The November 23, 2021 drawing saw the 309th appearance of the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern, with winning numbers 7, 24, 54, 57, 58 and MB 6.

A three-peat for Thanksgiving. Source:

There have now been 726 Mega Millions drawings, and this Pattern has played 42.6% of the time. Recall that the {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern was last seen November 19, 2021.

The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order, now with 69 appearances, has played in 22.3% of the 309 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 726 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.50% of the time. The [1-1-1-2-1] General Order was last seen September 28, 2021.

Now with seven appearances, the 1 1 0 1 2 1 Specific Order has played in 10.1% of the 69 drawings where the General Order was [1-1-1-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 2.27% of the 309 drawings where {2-1-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.96% of all 726 drawings. Prior to Tuesday night, the 1 1 0 1 2 1 Specific Order played January 1, 2021.

Three-Number Combinations

There was room enough for a couple of repeating Three-Number Combinations:

Two repeating Three-Number Combinations for sides. Source:

Will a {2-1-1-1-1} Pattern streak be on tap for Black Friday?

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