What are the most and least common Mega Millions numbers?
- Jan 22 2021, 14:12 ET
- Updated : Jan 22 2021, 14:13 ET
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THE Mega Millions jackpot reached a whopping $1billion ahead of the drawing scheduled for January 22, 2021.
Lottery players are eagerly awaiting to hear what the winning numbers are.
What are the most common Mega Millions numbers?
The number 31 has been drawn 243 times since the game’s launch in 1996.
The number 17 has been drawn 238 times, while the number 10 has been selected 232 times.
The number 10 has been the most drawn number since 2017, followed by 31 and 14.
What are the least common Mega Millions numbers?
The number 72 has only been drawn 20 times in Mega Millions, most recently in 2017.
The number 71 has been drawn 22 times, and also last dropped four years ago.
The number 21 is the least drawn number over the last four years at 14.
How high has the Mega Millions jackpot reached?
The jackpot ballooned to $1billion ahead of the January 22 drawing after more than four months without a winner thanks to bad luck, poor odds and reduced play due to the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s only the third time a lottery jackpot has grown so large, but much has changed since the last time such a big prize was up for grabs in 2018.
The odds of winning a jackpot remain the same – incredibly small – but for a variety of reasons fewer people are playing Mega Millions or Powerball.
Players have a one in 302.5 million chance to win the giant Mega Millions jackpot. Tickets cost $2.
“There were five Mega Millions jackpot winners in 2020, with two states getting their first-ever jackpot win in the game: Arizona, which took the largest prize of the year at $414 million on June 9, and Wisconsin, where a lucky winner won $120 million on September 15,” reads the Mega Millions website.What are the most and least common Mega Millions numbers? Jan 22 2021, 14:12 ET Updated : Jan 22 2021, 14:13 ET Invalid Date, THE Mega Millions jackpot reached a
Mega Millions winning numbers: These lucky lottery numbers have been drawn the most in Mega Millions
The odds are technically the same, but in reality, some Mega Millions numbers get drawn more often than others.
The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday night has soared to an estimated $865 million — potentially the third largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.
To win that massive prize, you need to correctly match all five regular numbers plus the Mega number.
Technically, each number on each night a drawing is held has the same statistical chances of popping out of the lottery machine. However, based on data from previous drawings during recent years, some Mega Millions numbers are actually luckier than others because they get drawn more often.
Luckiest regular numbers in Mega Millions
Between 2017 and 2021, these are the 13 luckiest numbers that have been drawn in the main pool of white balls in the Mega Millions lottery game, according to data from LottoNumbers.com.
A sobering reminder to lottery players with dreams of hitting it big: Even though the main pool of balls in the Mega Millions lottery was reduced from 75 to 70 in late October 2017, the number of gold “Mega Balls” in the second batch of numbers was expanded — making it even tougher to correctly select all six balls to win the jackpot.Mega Millions winning numbers: These lucky lottery numbers have been drawn the most in Mega Millions The odds are technically the same, but in reality, some Mega Millions numbers get drawn more ]]>