These are the most frequently drawn winning lottery numbers

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  • Apparently there's actually a pattern

    Chances are you ditched your personal lucky numbers for a lucky dip ages ago when it comes to the lottery.

    But, you might want to rethink everything you thought you knew about randomness and probability because an analysis of the lottery over the past year has revealed the numbers that are most frequently drawn – and number 16 is apparently the one that pops up the most.

    The study, conducted by online lottery platform Jackpot.com, looked into over 1,500 draws across 15 international lotteries including EuroMillions, UK Lotto, US Powerball and Irish Lotto.

    The most drawn lottery numbers

    16

    drawn 191 times

    22

    drawn 179 times

    28

    drawn 167 times

    37

    drawn 167 times

    6

    drawn 166 times

    3

    drawn 164 times

    Least drawn numbers

    18

    drawn only four times

    46

    drawn only five times

    40

    drawn only six times

    41

    drawn only seven times

    32

    drawn only eight times

    36

    drawn only eight times

    So… we’ll see you at the off-license? And, feel free to thank us if you end up winning the lottery this week.

    Good luck!

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