The Dog Days of Lotto Texas and Powerball

Students are heading back to school, and the intense heat bears down even harder. As people wonder whose idea it was to send kids back in ridiculously hot temperatures, Lotto Texas and Powerball kicked up a storm. And, like a summer storm, things felt much hotter after everything settled.

August 23, 2023 meant an Australia Play and Combinations galore! Well, that, and jackpots that climbed to $5.75 million and $345 million, respectively.

Lotto Texas

General Lottery Analysis

Thanks to winning numbers 1, 16, 31, 34, 47 and 54, both the {2-2-2} Pattern and the 2 2 2 Specific Order made their 310th appearance. There have now been 2206 Lotto Texas drawings, and an Australia Play has been featured 14.1% of the time. August 19, 2023 was the last time an Australia Play was featured.

Four-Number Combinations

Wednesday night’s Australia Play hopped about with a trio of repeating Four-Number Combinations:


General Lottery Analysis

For Powerball, August 23rd meant the 153rd appearance of the {3-1-1-1} Pattern. The winning numbers were 25, 30, 32, 33, 55 and PB20. The {3-1-1-1} Pattern has now played in 16.5% of the 928 Powerball drawings and was last seen July 24, 2023.

The [1-3-1-1] General Order, now with 49 appearances, has played in 32% of the 153 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern. Once all 928 drawings have been taken into consideration, this General Order has played 5.28% of the time. May 13, 2023 was the last time the [1-3-1-1] General Order played.

Now with 11 appearances, the 0 1 3 1 0 1 Specific Order has played in 22.4% of the 49 drawings where the General Order was [1-3-1-1]. This Specific Order has also played in 7.19% of the 153 drawings where {3-1-1-1} was the winning Pattern and in 1.19% of all 928 drawings. Prior to Wednesday night, the 0 1 3 1 0 1 Specific Order played February 16, 2022.

Three-Number Combinations

Powerball had room to spare for a couple of repeating Three-Number Combinations:

Are Pattern encores and rising jackpots in store for Saturday night, or will Lotto Texas and Powerball have other plans?

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