Slapped Back to Start

Perhaps we spoke too soon when we said that Mega Millions got out of the muck. Just as soon as the jackpot started rising, someone from Massachusetts came along and smacked it back down to $20 million!

General Lottery Analysis

The very Pattern that helped the jackpot climb wound up undoing that work. January 24, 2023 featured a {2-2-1-1} Pattern three-peat. With winning numbers 33, 41, 47, 50, 62 and MB 20, this Pattern has now played 238 times.

Just can’t catch a break! Source:

This Pattern has now played in 28.1% of the 848 Mega Millions drawings and was last seen January 20, 2023.

The [2-2-1-1] General Order, now with 84 appearances, has played in 35.3% of the 238 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 848 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 9.91% of the time. January 17, 2023 was the last time the [2-2-1-1] General Order played.

Now with seven appearances, the 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order has played in 8.33% of the 84 drawings where the General Order was [2-2-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 2.94% of the 238 drawings where {2-2-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 0.83% of all 848 drawings. Prior to Tuesday night, the 0 0 2 2 1 1 Specific Order played November 25, 2022.

Three-Number Combinations

A couple of repeating Three-Number Combinations were also present:

  • 33, 41, MB 20 (Debuted August 28, 2018)
  • 33, 47, 50 (Debuted June 26, 2015)
Double trouble. Source:

Will Mega Millions remain at $20 million, or will the jackpot be able to rise and keep going?

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