A Jackpot’s Golden (State) Finale

After three months of growth and feeling invincible, the Mega Millions jackpot finally met its match. On Friday night, a lone player from California brought the massive jackpot to its knees. Naturally, the prize was reset to $20 million.

General Lottery Analysis

The night of January 28, 2022 belonged to the {2-2-1-1} Pattern. With 3, 16, 25, 44, 55 and MB 13, the {2-2-1-1} Pattern made its 207th appearance.

Bringing down the $421 million house. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

This Pattern has now played in 27.8% of the 745 Mega Millions drawings and was last seen December 14, 2021.

The [1-2-2-1] General Order, now with 73 appearances, has played in 35.3% of the 207 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 745 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.80% of the time. The [1-2-2-1] General Order was last seen December 3, 2021.

Now with 10 appearances, the 1 2 0 2 0 1 Specific Order has played in 13.7% of the 73 drawings where the General Order was [1-2-2-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 4.83% of the 207 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.34% of all 745 drawings. Prior to Friday night, the 1 2 0 2 0 1 Specific Order played April 30, 2021.

Four-Number Combination

The {2-2-1-1} Pattern didn’t work alone! Repeating Four-Number Combination 3, 25, 55 and MB 13 debuted July 2, 2019.

Providing an extra zing to a wild night. Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

Three-Number Combinations

Of course, when dealing with a repeating Four-Number Combination in Mega Millions, four repeating Three-Number Combinations fall out:

  • 25, 55, MB 13
  • 3, 55, MB 13
  • 3, 25, MB 13
  • 3, 25, 55
The repeating Four-Number Combination never acts alone! Source: lotterytrend-megamillions.com.

All these Combinations debuted in the earlier-mentioned July 2nd drawing.

With the jackpot reset, Mega Millions will be starting February with a clean slate. The question is, how clean? Will the jackpot begin to grow again Tuesday night, or will someone put a hold on that?

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