**Odd YES. Unexpected NO.**

It is surprising to see 2 combinations coming out with almost the same numbers but is it fixed?

How many lotteries (like a 6/49 or 6/xx) are there in the world? How many draws have been made up to now since they all started?

Most likely it will happen or has happened that an impossible combination (like 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6) will come. This will make the news but will it be the same with the 05, 13, 14, 21, 37 and 42 combination? Nobody will talk about it.

So as the number of draws keeps increasing throughout the world, we will ear more and more of these occurences, whether a nearly impossible combination has come out or two consecutive winning combinations are one number different or two consecutive winning combinations are one number apart (like 6, 13, 20, 27, 36, 47 and 7, 14, 21, 27, 37, 48 -- add one to all numbers of the first one and you get the second one) or .....

How likely is it to get 5 consecutive numbers in a 6-number winning combination? Or in a 6/49 lottery, will it happen often that the lowest number coming out will be 38 (not considering the bonus number)? No, this is impossible will you say and yet go back and look at draw #1748 (Oct. 21, 2000) in our own Lotto 6/49 and ...